Immediate reconstruction after mastectomy: team approach.

E. Hoffman, S. A. Klatsky, A. S. Davis

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A review of 198 cases of breast reconstruction done at the time of mastectomy for carcinoma of the breast shows an extremely low morbidity. The technique of using a tissue-expander prosthesis enables immediate breast reconstruction without any fear of impairing prognosis, of spreading disease, or of impeding adjuvant therapy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)661-665
Number of pages5
JournalMaryland medical journal (Baltimore, Md. : 1985)
Issue number7
StatePublished - Jul 1 1990
Externally publishedYes

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