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Breast Implant Prosthesis - Surgiteck Corp, Silicone, 1991 Object Reg. No: ST 039274

Summary:
Silicone breast implant made by Surgitek Corporation, USA in 1991. Distributed by Zimmer Australia, Frenchs Forest, NSW.
Packaged in a clear, pentagonal-shaped plastic box with navy lining.

Implant used to alter the shape and size of a woman's breast for the purposes of cosmetic surgery, or breast reconstruction after breast cancer treatment.
Description:
Circular silicone housed in plastic case.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Zimmer Australia Pty Ltd
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 3 cm (Height), 11 cm (Diameter)
Dimension Comment: BOX 17.5 BY 17.5 BY 7.2 CM

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Tagged with: prostheses, prosthetics, cosmetics
Themes this item is part of: Medicine in Society Collection
Primary Classification: MEDICINE & HEALTH
Secondary Classification: Medical Technology
Tertiary Classification: prosthetics
Manufacturer: Surgitek Corp, United States of America, 1991
Distributor: Zimmer Australia Pty Ltd, Frenchs Forest, New South Wales, Australia, 1991

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