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Development of an Evidence-Based Approach to the Use of Acellular Dermal Matrix in Immediate Expander-Implant-based Breast Reconstruction

6 monthes ago   |   By Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery

Although acellular dermal matrix is widely used in expander-implant-based breast reconstructions, previous analyses have been unable to demonstrate improvements in patient-reported outcomes with this approach over non-ADM procedures. This study aims to develop a more selective, evidence-based approach to the use of ADM in expander-implant-based breast reconstruction by identifying patient subgroups in which ADM improved clinical and patient-reported outcomes.
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“The Safety and Efficacy of Autologous Fat Grafting During Second Stage Breast Reconstruction”

6 monthes ago   |   By Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery

Patients often pursue revisions following implant-based breast reconstruction to achieve their desired result. Fat grafting is a popular choice for patients and can be performed at second stage reconstruction or at a future date as a revisionary surgery. We explore the best time to fat graft in IBR by comparing the outcomes of patients who received fat grafting during implant placement with those who pursued fat grafting during a tertiary procedure.
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