Porcine acellular dermis-based breast reconstruction: complications and outcomes following adjuvant radiotherapy

Porcine acellular dermis-based breast reconstruction: complications and outcomes following... Eur J Plast Surg (2016) 39:319–320 DOI 10.1007/s00238-016-1187-5 LETTER TO THE EDITOR Porcine acellular dermis-based breast reconstruction: complications and outcomes following adjuvant radiotherapy 1 1 1 1 Hannah Headon & Hiba El Hage Chehade & Abdul Kasem & Amtul R. Carmichael & Kefah Mokbel Received: 27 December 2015 /Accepted: 7 February 2016 /Published online: 19 March 2016 Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2016 Sir, (TEI Biosciences, MA, USA), in a prospective case series of We read the study by Ng and colleagues [1]with 118 patients undergoing 164 skin sparing mastectomy and great interest. In their study, the authors report on the immediate reconstruction procedures. Thirty-two patients use of an acellular dermal matrix (ADM, Strattice™, (27 %) in our series underwent radiotherapy, of whom 27 received postmastectomy radiotherapy and 5 received it prior LifeCell, NJ, USA) in the setting of breast reconstruc- tion and radiotherapy treatment. In their study, Ng and to surgery. Fifty-two percent of the patients received colleagues describe an overall complication rate of 32 % chemotherapy. with no significant difference between those treated with Despite this relatively high uptake rate of chemother- radiotherapy before surgery and those treated postoper- apy and radiotherapy, we found a relatively low com- atively. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png European Journal of Plastic Surgery Springer Journals

Porcine acellular dermis-based breast reconstruction: complications and outcomes following adjuvant radiotherapy

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Springer Berlin Heidelberg
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Copyright © 2016 by Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
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Medicine & Public Health; Plastic Surgery
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0930-343X
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1435-0130
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10.1007/s00238-016-1187-5
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Eur J Plast Surg (2016) 39:319–320 DOI 10.1007/s00238-016-1187-5 LETTER TO THE EDITOR Porcine acellular dermis-based breast reconstruction: complications and outcomes following adjuvant radiotherapy 1 1 1 1 Hannah Headon & Hiba El Hage Chehade & Abdul Kasem & Amtul R. Carmichael & Kefah Mokbel Received: 27 December 2015 /Accepted: 7 February 2016 /Published online: 19 March 2016 Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2016 Sir, (TEI Biosciences, MA, USA), in a prospective case series of We read the study by Ng and colleagues [1]with 118 patients undergoing 164 skin sparing mastectomy and great interest. In their study, the authors report on the immediate reconstruction procedures. Thirty-two patients use of an acellular dermal matrix (ADM, Strattice™, (27 %) in our series underwent radiotherapy, of whom 27 received postmastectomy radiotherapy and 5 received it prior LifeCell, NJ, USA) in the setting of breast reconstruc- tion and radiotherapy treatment. In their study, Ng and to surgery. Fifty-two percent of the patients received colleagues describe an overall complication rate of 32 % chemotherapy. with no significant difference between those treated with Despite this relatively high uptake rate of chemother- radiotherapy before surgery and those treated postoper- apy and radiotherapy, we found a relatively low com- atively.

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European Journal of Plastic SurgerySpringer Journals

Published: Mar 19, 2016

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