Tissue Expansion Devices

Known as: Expander, Tissue, Tissue Expander, EXPANDER, SKIN, INFLATABLE 
Devices used to generate extra soft tissue in vivo to be used in surgical reconstructions. They exert stretching forces on the tissue and thus… (More)
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2012
Highly Cited
2012
BACKGROUND Human acellular dermal matrix has become an increasingly used adjunct to traditional submuscular tissue expander… (More)
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2011
Highly Cited
2011
BACKGROUND Acellular dermal matrix has become a common adjunct in prosthesis-based breast reconstruction. The authors' aim was to… (More)
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
In complex networks it is common for each node to belong to several communities, implying a highly overlapping community… (More)
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
Tissue expander/implant breast reconstructions by 5 surgeons at a single institution from 2005 to 2008 were retrospectively… (More)
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
BACKGROUND Despite a growing literature on patient satisfaction in breast reconstruction, few studies have compared perforator… (More)
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
BACKGROUND Little information exists on the incidence of complications after acellular human dermis implantation in two-stage… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
PURPOSE Implant reconstruction is commonly performed to reconstruct mastectomy defects or to correct breast hypoplasia. We have… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND Few reports have critically evaluated long-term outcomes following two-stage implant reconstruction. The objective of… (More)
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1992
Highly Cited
1992
In order to reexamine the possible association between bacterial presence and capsular contracture, 55 silicone devices (mammary… (More)
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1983
Highly Cited
1983
Controlled clinical tissue expansion, a new technique of providing donor tissue, results in an increase in surface area of… (More)
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