A Propensity-Matched Analysis of the Influence of Breast Reconstruction on Subsequent Development of Lymphedema.

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BACKGROUND Recent literature demonstrates a lower incidence of lymphedema with breast reconstruction. This study compared the incidence of lymphedema after axillary dissection in a propensity-matched cohort of patients with and without immediate breast reconstruction. METHODS A review of patients undergoing axillary lymphadenectomy with or without… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000001417

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@article{Basta2015APA, title={A Propensity-Matched Analysis of the Influence of Breast Reconstruction on Subsequent Development of Lymphedema.}, author={Marten N. Basta and John Patrick Fischer and Suhail K. Kanchwala and Jason Silvestre and Liza C. Wu and Joseph M. Serletti and Julia Tchou and Stephen J. Kovach and Joshua Fosnot}, journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery}, year={2015}, volume={136 2}, pages={134e-143e} }