The effect of closed-suction drains on the incidence of local wound complications following tissue expander/implant reconstruction: A cohort study Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Mammaplasty
  • Suction
  • Surgical Wound Infection

abstract

  • The use of periprosthetic, closed-suction drains after exchange of a temporary expander for a permanent breast implant does not affect the incidence of perioperative complications, including infection, seroma, and hematoma formation.

publication date

  • June 2007

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/01.prs.0000260586.55628.29

PubMed ID

  • 17519694

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 2018

end page

  • 22

volume

  • 119

number

  • 7