Lipofilling of the Breast Does Not Increase the Risk of Recurrence of Breast Cancer: A Matched Controlled Study.

@article{Kronowitz2016LipofillingOT,
  title={Lipofilling of the Breast Does Not Increase the Risk of Recurrence of Breast Cancer: A Matched Controlled Study.},
  author={Steven J. Kronowitz and Cosman Camilo Mandujano and Jun Liu and Henry Mark Kuerer and Benjamin D. Smith and Patrick B. Garvey and Reshma Jagsi and Limin Hsu and Summer E. Hanson and Vicente Valero},
  journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  year={2016},
  volume={138 5},
  pages={937e-938e}
}
BACKGROUND Although many plastic surgeons perform autologous fat grafting (lipofilling) for breast reconstruction after oncologic surgery, it has not been established whether postoncologic lipofilling increases the risk of breast cancer recurrence. The authors assessed the risk of locoregional and systemic recurrence in patients who underwent lipofilling for breast reconstruction. METHODS The authors identified all patients who underwent segmental or total mastectomy for breast cancer (719… CONTINUE READING