A single surgeon's 12-year experience with tissue expander/implant breast reconstruction: part I. A prospective analysis of early complications.

@article{Cordeiro2006ASS,
  title={A single surgeon's 12-year experience with tissue expander/implant breast reconstruction: part I. A prospective analysis of early complications.},
  author={Peter G. Cordeiro and C. Maeve McCarthy},
  journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  year={2006},
  volume={118 4},
  pages={825-31}
}
BACKGROUND Multiple prior reports are conflicted regarding the true incidence of complications following implant-based breast reconstruction. A review of a single surgeon's extensive experience with tissue expander/implant reconstruction provides the opportunity to critically evaluate outcomes in a uniformly treated patient population. The objective of this study was to analyze the development of early complications in patients following two-stage implant breast reconstruction. METHODS A… CONTINUE READING

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