Use of human acellular dermal matrix in implant- based breast reconstruction: evaluating the evidence.

@article{Nguyen2011UseOH,
  title={Use of human acellular dermal matrix in implant- based breast reconstruction: evaluating the evidence.},
  author={T Joanna Nguyen and Joseph N Carey and Alex Kam Wah Wong},
  journal={Journal of plastic, reconstructive & aesthetic surgery : JPRAS},
  year={2011},
  volume={64 12},
  pages={1553-61}
}
The use of acellular dermal matrix (ADM) in implant based breast reconstruction has become increasingly popular to the point that a subset of surgeons use ADM for virtually every tissue expander/implant based reconstruction. While there may be a number of perceived and anecdotal advantages such as decreased post-operative pain, increased initial expander fill volume, and improved aesthetic outcome, it remains unclear as to whether there is sufficient evidence to support these as well as other… CONTINUE READING

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