Silicon chemistry and silicone breast implants

  title={Silicon chemistry and silicone breast implants},
  author={Rita M. Kappel and Antonius J. H. Klunder and Ger J. M. Pruijn},
  journal={European Journal of Plastic Surgery},
Breast implants are applied to correct the size, form, and feel of a woman’s breasts in post-mastectomy breast reconstruction, for correcting congenital defects and deformities of the chest wall, for aesthetic breast augmentation, and for creating breasts in the male-to-female transsexual patient. The most widely applied silicone implants have an elastomer… CONTINUE READING