A Systematic Review of Complications of Implant-based Breast Reconstruction with Prereconstruction and Postreconstruction Radiotherapy

@article{Momoh2013AS,
  title={
A Systematic Review of Complications of Implant-based Breast Reconstruction with Prereconstruction and Postreconstruction Radiotherapy},
  author={Adeyiza O. Momoh and Raouf Ahmed and B P Kelley and Oluseyi Aliu and Kelley M. Kidwell and Jeffrey H. Kozlow and Kevin C Chung},
  journal={Annals of Surgical Oncology},
  year={2013},
  volume={21},
  pages={118-124}
}
PurposeTo conduct a systematic review of the literature to assess outcomes data on complications associated with implant-based breast reconstruction performed before or after chest wall radiation to assist in guiding the decision-making process for reconstruction of the irradiated breast.MethodsStudies from a PubMed search that met predetermined inclusion criteria were identified and included. Complications of interest were low- and high-grade capsular contractures, minor and major… CONTINUE READING

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