Use of AlloDerm in Primary Nipple Reconstruction to Improve Long-Term Nipple Projection

@article{Garramone2007UseOA,
  title={Use of AlloDerm in Primary Nipple Reconstruction to Improve Long-Term Nipple Projection},
  author={Charles E Garramone and Benjamin W. Lam},
  journal={Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery},
  year={2007},
  volume={119},
  pages={1663-1668}
}
  • Charles E Garramone, Benjamin W. Lam
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine
  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Background: The objective of this study was to demonstrate the use of the authors’ technique to improve long-term maintenance of nipple projection by using AlloDerm (LifeCell Corp., Branchburg, N.J.) as a central core in nipple reconstruction. Methods: The nipple reconstruction technique involved the use of a modified star dermal flap pattern measuring 5 cm in length and 1.0 to 1.5 cm in width, depending on the amount of desired projection to match the opposite nipple. Then, a 1.5 × 4.5-cm… CONTINUE READING
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