Postmastectomy reconstruction: An approach to patient selection Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Mammaplasty
  • Mastectomy
  • Patient Selection

abstract

  • The overriding goal of reconstructive breast surgery is to satisfy the patient with respect to her own self-image and expectations. Ultimately, individualized selection of a reconstructive technique for each patient will be a predominant factor in achieving a reconstructive success. The authors reviewed their institutional experience with postmastectomy reconstruction over the past 2 years and discuss indications, contraindications, advantages, and disadvantages of autogenous tissue and prosthetic breast reconstruction.

publication date

  • July 2009

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/PRS.0b013e31818b9005

PubMed ID

  • 19346999

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 43

end page

  • 52

volume

  • 124

number

  • 1