• The Impact of Implant-Based Reconstruction on Persistent Pain After Breast Cancer Surgery: A Systematic Review

    6 monthes ago - By Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery

    : With the increasing number of breast cancer survivors and reconstruction operations, persistent pain following breast cancer surgery and its management is becoming a challenge for plastic surgeons. To date, most studies compared the difference in the level of PPBCT in reconstruction versus non-reconstruction groups. We systematically reviewed the literature to assess the impact of implant-based reconstruction on PPBCT levels
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  • “Just Pulse it!” Introduction of a conservative implant salvage protocol to manage infection in pre-pectoral breast reconstruction: case series and Literature review

    6 monthes ago - By Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery

    Post-operative implant infection is generally rare after breast augmentation, but it can occur in up to 35% of cases in post mastectomy breast reconstruction. Standard treatment consists in the administration of antibiotics, implant removal and delayed prosthesis replacement leading to multiple operations, with a negative impact on patient's clinical, economical and psychological outcomes. There is little information published in Literature on the management of periprosthetic infection following pre- pectoral reconstructions.
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