Two-stage expander implant reconstruction: recent experience.

@article{Strock2009TwostageEI,
  title={Two-stage expander implant reconstruction: recent experience.},
  author={Louis L. Strock},
  journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  year={2009},
  volume={124 5},
  pages={
          1429-36
        }
}
BACKGROUND Two-stage tissue expander/implant breast reconstruction has become increasingly popular, but reports have varied widely in the incidence of complications associated with this approach. A large consecutive patient experience using low-height tissue expanders in immediate breast reconstruction is presented and discussed in conjunction with other recent reports using this approach following mastectomy. METHODS A total of 172 consecutive patients underwent immediate breast… CONTINUE READING

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