Immediate latissimus dorsi/prosthetic breast reconstruction following salvage mastectomy after failed lumpectomy/irradiation.

@article{Disa2008ImmediateLD,
  title={Immediate latissimus dorsi/prosthetic breast reconstruction following salvage mastectomy after failed lumpectomy/irradiation.},
  author={Joseph J. Disa and C. Maeve McCarthy and Babak J. Mehrara and Andrea L. Pusic and Peter G. Cordeiro},
  journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  year={2008},
  volume={121 4},
  pages={159e-64e}
}
BACKGROUND Few reports have critically evaluated outcomes following immediate latissimus dorsi/prosthetic reconstruction in the setting of prior irradiation. The primary objective of this study was thus to evaluate the incidence of perioperative complications, capsular contracture severity, and overall aesthetic results following immediate latissimus dorsi/implant reconstruction in patients undergoing salvage mastectomy for failed breast conservation therapy. METHODS A review of all immediate… CONTINUE READING

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