AeroForm patient controlled tissue expansion and saline tissue expansion for breast reconstruction: a randomized controlled trial.

@article{Zeidler2014AeroFormPC,
  title={AeroForm patient controlled tissue expansion and saline tissue expansion for breast reconstruction: a randomized controlled trial.},
  author={Kamakshi R. Zeidler and R Laurence Berkowitz and Yoon Sic Chun and Kaveh Alizadeh and John Castle and Amy S. Colwell and Ankit R Desai and Gregory Evans and Scott Hollenbeck and Debra J Johnson and Donald Morris and Jeffrey A. Ascherman},
  journal={Annals of plastic surgery},
  year={2014},
  volume={72 Suppl 1},
  pages={S51-5}
}
BACKGROUND Prosthetic reconstruction of the breast, as a 2-staged procedure using tissue expanders followed by placement of permanent implants, offers favorable aesthetic results with minimal additional surgical intervention. However, the current outpatient process to fill saline expanders can be lengthy and onerous, involving months of office visits and discomfort from the bolus saline expansions. We present a new technology (AeroForm Tissue Expansion System), which has the potential to… CONTINUE READING

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