1626 – Mentor Textured breast implants and expanders compared with smooth breast implants and expanders on the Prostheses List

Page last updated: 01 April 2020

Application Detail

Description of Medical Service

1. Breast reconstruction surgery, which involves replacement of missing breast volume by surgical methods:
  • following mastectomy due to cancer (including prophylactic mastectomy);
  • to correct trauma to the breast;
  • to address congenital deformities; or
  • to correct severe breast ptosis.
2. Primary and revision breast augmentation

Description of Medical Condition

Mentor textured breast implants and tissue expanders are one of several surgical options used in patients undergoing breast reconstruction and breast augmentation.

Reason for Application

Prostheses List Criterion 5

Medical Service Type


Previous Application Number/s

Not Applicable

Associated Documentation

Application Form


Consultation Survey


PICO Confirmation


Assessment Report


Public Summary Document

Public Summary Document (PDF 427 KB)
Public Summary Document (Word 104 KB)

Meetings for this Application






28-29 November 2019