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Prepectoral breast reconstruction has rapidly gained attention as a new technique for implant-based breast reconstruction. It is essentially a modernization of an old technique made possible by the use of marketable products, primarily dermal matrices and cohesive silicone gel implants. The rapid dissemination of its benefits, not only to physicians, but also to the general public and referring physicians, leading to widespread adoption, is in part due to a combination of marketing and social media/Internet influences. This review will summarize the recent peer-reviewed literature to provide facts for the reconstructive surgeon to decide whether this technique is a fad or a useful option in implant-based breast reconstruction.
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Name: Annals of plastic surgery
Continued evolution of implant based breast reconstruction involves immediate placement of the implant above the pectoralis muscle. The shift to pre-pectoral breast reconstruction is driven by goals o...
Prepectoral implant placement is an innovative option for breast reconstruction, due to multiple advantages over subpectoral implant placement. The adoption of various ADMs and meshes supports the uti...
Prepectoral implant-based reconstruction reemerged as a viable approach following recent advances in reconstructive techniques and technology. To achieve successful outcomes, careful patient selection...
Prepectoral implant-based reconstruction (IBR) reemerged as a viable approach following recent advances in reconstructive techniques and technology. To achieve successful outcomes, careful patient sel...
In recent years, breast implants have been frequently placed in the subcutaneous pocket, in the so-called prepectoral approach. We report our technique of prepectoral implant-based breast reconstructi...
Despite the popularity and proved safety of prepectoral implant-based reconstruction, there is little evidence on long-term results and variables which could influence surgical outcome. So...
The purpose of this study is to examine different outcomes of breast reconstruction in women who are treated for breast cancer with skin sparing mastectomy and subsequently a primary impla...
The goal of this clinical research study is to evaluate a new two-stage approach (delayed-immediate reconstruction) to breast reconstruction in women who may require post-mastectomy radiat...
Our investigators plan to measure the skin on the breast six months after breast reconstruction. The non-reconstructed breast will be used as the control for subject with unilateral recons...
The purpose of the study is to investigate the impacts of radiation and the timing of radiation on autologous and prosthetic-based breast reconstruction in Chinese post-mastectomy breast c...
Surgical reconstruction of the breast including both augmentation and reduction.
A fluid-filled closed cavity or sac that is lined by an EPITHELIUM and found in the BREAST. It may appear as a single large cyst in one breast, multifocal, or bilateral in FIBROCYSTIC BREAST DISEASE.
In health care reimbursement, especially in the prospective payment system, those patients who require an unusually long hospital stay or whose stay generates unusually high costs.
A common and benign breast disease characterized by varying degree of fibrocystic changes in the breast tissue. There are three major patterns of morphological changes, including FIBROSIS, formation of CYSTS, and proliferation of glandular tissue (adenosis). The fibrocystic breast has a dense irregular, lumpy, bumpy consistency.
Abnormal accumulation of lymph in the arm, shoulder and breast area associated with surgical or radiation breast cancer treatments (e.g., MASTECTOMY).
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