J E Kusiak

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Local or regional recurrence is frequent in patients treated for rectal cancer. Many will die with regional disease in the absence of distant metastases. To achieve cure or palliation, radical surgery resulting in large pelvic defects may be warranted. Myocutaneous flap reconstruction may be used to achieve satisfactory closure. From 1988 to 1993, nine(More)
The charts of 44 women who underwent 47 immediate postmastectomy prosthetic breast reconstructions (IPMPBR) with subpectoral prostheses (long-term implant, long-term expandable implant or tissue expanders followed by long-term prosthetic placement) were retrospectively reviewed. Follow-up was from 3 to 49 months (median 18 months). Patient ages ranged from(More)
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