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MENTOR® CPX™4 Breast Tissue Expander
Used in breast reconstruction surgery, MENTOR® CPX™4 Breast Tissue Expander is designed to expand primarily in the lower portion of the breast, so the resulting pocket will accommodate the implant and slope like a natural looking breast.1 It also has an integral “injection dome” that allows surgeons to add saline solution to the expander and gradually stretch the breast tissue over several months.2
Features & Benefits
Soft and flexible BufferZone™ Self-Sealing Patch designed to help ease insertion and removal during tissue expansion for breast reconstruction.3* Suturing tabs offer stability to the MENTOR® CPX™4 with Suture Tabs Breast Tissue Expander, allowing immediate expansion to occur where it is intended before tissue adherence has occurred.Ұ4
During Breast Expansion
The proprietary BufferZone™ Self‐Sealing Patch and the posterior Dacron patch focus the expansion toward the lower pole of the breast.1* More pliant BufferZone™ Patch and smoother injection dome designed for enhanced patient comfort3*.Greater target area and stronger magnet (within the expander) to facilitate location of injection dome.¥5
Continuing Our Commitment to Safety and Reliability
CPX®4 Breast Tissue Expanders maintain key features fundamental to the MENTOR® Tissue Expander Portfolio to continue our legacy of safety and reliability: Smooth and SILTEX® Surface; Suture Tabs; Dacron® Patch; BufferZone® Self-Sealing Patch. CPX® 4 Breast Tissue Expanders include an internal injection dome, which contains a magnet (Reference the IFU for relevant contraindications and warnings).6
2nd Stage Breast Reconstruction Surgery
The proprietary BufferZone™ Self‐Sealing Patch and the Dacron patch drive lower pole expansion to mimic the shape of a natural breast.1
MENTOR® CPX™4 Breast Tissue Expander Resources
*As compared to previous tissue expanders.
Ұ As compared to breast tissue expanders without suturing tabs.
¥ As compared to previous devices.
1.1. David Overaker & Stephan Rothenbuguer. 3D Imaging of comfort, CPX2/3, and Allergan style 133 Tissue Expanders for Shape and Strain Measurement , AST‐ 2012‐0176. 1.2. 102983‐001 Rev D MENTOR CPX4 & CPX4 WITH SUTURE TABS BREAST TISSUE EXPANDERS CE‐MARKED PIDS 100149058 | Rev:4 Released: 19 Dec 2017.
2. 102983‐001 Rev D MENTOR CPX4 & CPX4 WITH SUTURE TABS BREAST TISSUE EXPANDERS CE‐MARKED PIDS 100149058 | Rev:4 Released: 19 Dec 2017.
3.1. Design Requirements Matrix, A. Martin, Document number: 1228. 3.2. Positioning Assessment for Tissue Expanders, Trinity Partners ‐ Global Life Sciences Consulting, 2011. 3.3.Design Verification Report for Next Generation Tissue Expander‐Comfort (Mentor Breast Tissue Expander, CPX4), Alisha Martin et al, R&D , 2012, OTHER0003987. 3.4. Design Validation Report Next Generation Tissue Expander‐Comfort (CPX4), Alisha Martin et al., R&D , 2012, DVCR0000057.
4.1. BASE WITH ORIENTATION DOT, LH CPX4 EXPANDER, Mentor, Drawing nr. 104609, 2017. 4.2. BASE WITH ORIENTATION DOT, MH CPX4 EXPANDER, Mentor, Drawing nr. 104610, 2017. 4.3. BASE WITH ORIENTATION DOT, TH CPX4 EXPANDER, Mentor, Drawing nr. 104611, 2017. 4.4. THE MENTOR® CPX™4 AND CPX™4 WITH SUTURE TABS BREAST TISSUE EXPANDERS, December 2017, 102980‐001.
5.1. MEMORANDUM, CPX2&3 VS. CPX4 MAGNET STRENGTH COMPARISON, Usman Habib, 2012. 5.2. Nomenclature of Inorganic Chemistry IUPAC RECOMMENDATIONS, Neil G. Connelly et al., 2005, ISBN 0‐85404‐ 438‐8.
6.1. THE MENTOR® CPX™4 BREAST TISSUE EXPANDERS AND CPX™4 WITH SUTURE TABS BREAST TISSUE EXPANDERS. 102983-001 Rev E Mentor CPX4 Tissue Expanders CE-Marked PIDS. 2020. 6.2. G. Patrick Maxwell, MD; Michael Scheflan, MD; Scott Spear, MD; Maurizio B. Nava, MD; and Per Hedén, MD, PhD; Benefits and Limitations of Macrotextured Breast Implants and Consensus Recommendations for Optimizing Their Effectiveness Aesthetic Surgery Journal 2014, Vol. 34(6) © 2014. 6.3. Mentor Worldwide, LLC, Internal Memo ‐ Surface Area November 6, 2012.
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