• Twenty-four women with breast cancer have had postmastectomy submuscular reconstruction with a valved inflatable prosthetic mammary implant. In four cases (16.6%) spontaneous deflation occurred between seven and 12 months after reconstruction.
(Arch Surg 1983;118:769)
Kissin MW, Kark AE. Late Leakage of Saline-Filled Breast Prosthesis. Arch Surg. 1983;118(6):769. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1983.01390060085019