• A retrospective study on surgical outcomes and patient satisfaction of EGIS® ADM in one-stage implant-based breast reconstruction

    13 days ago - By Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery

    Implant-based breast reconstruction is the most performed breast reconstruction method. It is performed either as a one-stage or two-stage procedure. In both methods, an acellular dermal matrix can be used. The ADM provides support of the implant and improves implant coverage, which facilitates a one-stage reconstruction and results in a more natural ptotic breast.1 Reported complication rates after IBBR with an ADM vary widely, from less than 5% up to 50%.
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  • A Large-Volume Academic Center Retrospective Audit of The Temporal Evolution of Immediate Breast Reconstruction Protocols and the Effect on Breast Prosthetic Infection

    13 days ago - By Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery

    Complications of tissue expanders in breast reconstruction are challenging. We sought to identify TE infection risks and acellular dermal matrix and infection control protocol impacts on infection in a longitudinal study.
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  • Local safety of immediate reconstruction during primary treatment of breast cancer. Direct-to-implant versus expander-based surgery

    13 days ago - By Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery

    After mastectomy, immediate breast reconstruction is paramount. With the growing number of nipple-sparing mastectomies, also the chances of successful one-stage reconstruction with implants are increasing. Local safety is one of the main issues. This study investigated which factors could lead to major or minor complications after expander-based versus direct-to-implant reconstruction.
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