Minimizing incisional dehiscence following 2-stage prosthetic breast reconstruction in the setting of radiation therapy.

@article{Nahabedian2013MinimizingID,
  title={Minimizing incisional dehiscence following 2-stage prosthetic breast reconstruction in the setting of radiation therapy.},
  author={Maurice Y Nahabedian},
  journal={Gland surgery},
  year={2013},
  volume={2 3},
  pages={133-6}
}
Incisional dehiscence is a potential complication following prosthetic breast reconstruction. This is exacerbated in the setting of previous radiation therapy (RT) at the time of exchange of the tissue expander to a permanent implant. A technical modification is described that has successfully minimized this adverse event. Twenty-nine patients that had… CONTINUE READING