Beyond biologics: absorbable mesh as a low-cost, low-complication sling for implant-based breast reconstruction.

@article{Tessler2014BeyondBA,
  title={Beyond biologics: absorbable mesh as a low-cost, low-complication sling for implant-based breast reconstruction.},
  author={Oren Tessler and Richard G. Reish and Daniel Y. Maman and Barbara L Smith and William Gerald Austen},
  journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  year={2014},
  volume={133 2},
  pages={90e-9e}
}
BACKGROUND There is an intense push to decrease overall healthcare costs in the United States. Although the use of acellular dermal matrix in implant-based reconstruction has grown significantly over the past decade, potential drawbacks remain a source of debate. Matrices are costly and not universally available across institutions, whereas Vicryl mesh is… CONTINUE READING