A multidisciplinary protocol for planned skin-preserving delayed breast reconstruction for patients with locally advanced breast cancer requiring postmastectomy radiation therapy: 3-year follow-up.

@article{Kronowitz2011AMP,
  title={A multidisciplinary protocol for planned skin-preserving delayed breast reconstruction for patients with locally advanced breast cancer requiring postmastectomy radiation therapy: 3-year follow-up.},
  author={Steven J. Kronowitz and Welela Tereffe and Kelly K. Hunt and Henry Mark Kuerer and Vincent Valero and Geoffrey L. Robb and Lei Feng and Thomas A. Buchholz},
  journal={Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology},
  year={2011},
  volume={29 15_suppl},
  pages={1124}
}
1124 Background: We examined the safety and complication rates with a protocol for planned skin-preserving delayed breast reconstruction after postmastectomy radiotherapy (PMRT) for patients with locally advanced breast cancer (LABC, stages IIB and III). METHODS We identified 47 patients with preoperatively known indications for PMRT who were treated according to our protocol for skin-preserving delayed reconstruction after PMRT with placement of a tissue expander between December 2003 and… CONTINUE READING

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