Description of Medical Service1. 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.
Description of Medical ConditionMentor textured breast implants and tissue expanders are one of several surgical options used in patients undergoing breast reconstruction and breast augmentation.
Reason for ApplicationProstheses List Criterion 5
Medical Service TypeTherapeutic
Previous Application Number/sNot Applicable
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