Complication Profiles by Mastectomy Indication in Tissue Expander Breast Reconstruction.

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Summary of "Complication Profiles by Mastectomy Indication in Tissue Expander Breast Reconstruction."

Two-stage implant breast reconstruction is the most commonly performed breast reconstruction procedure. Limited data exists regarding reconstruction complication rates examined by mastectomy indication.


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Name: Plastic and reconstructive surgery
ISSN: 1529-4242


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Excision of breast tissue with preservation of overlying skin, nipple, and areola so that breast form may be reconstructed.

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