• Preoperative perforator mapping: accuracy, bias, concordance and the devil

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

    We applaud Kiely et al.1 for their excellent systematic review and meta-analysis of the accuracy of different modalities of perforator mapping. They reported findings with regard to preoperative perforator mapping and intraoperative perforator selection from studies involving women undergoing unilateral breast reconstruction using a deep inferior epigastric perforator flap. Two search methods were utilized. Exclusion criteria are not specified in the text. But from the PRISMA flowchart we surmise that these were conference abstracts or studies that provided insufficient data or were not...
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