Wednesday, 20 November 2013

Buried flap reconstruction after nipple-sparing mastectomy

Buried flap reconstruction after nipple-sparing mastectomy: Advancing toward single-stage breast reconstruction. Plastic and reconstructive surgery, Oct 2013, Vol. 132(4), p.4893-497e.

Levine, S.M., et al.

Recent evolutions of oncologic breast surgery and reconstruction now allow surgeons to offer the appropriate patients a single-stage, autologous tissue reconstruction with the least donor-site morbidity. The authors present their series of buried free flaps in nipple-sparing mastectomies as proof of concept, and to explore indications, techniques, and early outcomes from their series.