Attitudes toward Biological Mesh in Breast Reconstruction: A Regional Survey of Plastic Surgeons.

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Department of Plastic Surgery; Cleveland Clinic Florida; Weston, Fla.

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Name: Plastic and reconstructive surgery
ISSN: 1529-4242
Pages: 92e-3e

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