• Black Inpatients at Higher Risk for Poor Safety Outcomes

    1 month ago - By Medscape

    Compared with their White counterparts, Black patients are at particularly higher risk for poorer safety outcomes regarding surgery and are less likely to be treated in high-quality hospitals.
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  • Comparative study of patient outcomes between direct to implant and two-stage implant-based breast reconstruction after mastectomy

    1 month ago - By Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery

    Breast reconstruction plays a central role in the outcome management of patients with breast cancer, particularly in terms of quality of life, which must be weighed carefully when considering the available surgical options. In the context of implant-based breast reconstruction, immediate replacement with prosthesis and acellular dermal matrix is gaining popularity, at the expense of the traditional two-stage implant-based breast reconstruction with tissue expander, and the literature suggests that patients tend to prefer interventions with “immediate” therapeutic efficacy and aesthetic...
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