Skin Flap Necrosis After Mastectomy With Reconstruction: A Prospective Study Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Breast Implants
  • Breast Neoplasms
  • Mammaplasty
  • Mastectomy, Segmental
  • Postoperative Complications
  • Surgical Flaps

abstract

  • Rates of skin flap necrosis are likely higher than reported in retrospective series. Modifiable technical variables have limited the impact on rates of necrosis. Patients with multiple risk factors should be counseled about the risks, especially if they are contemplating nipple-sparing mastectomy.

publication date

  • January 2016

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC4697877

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1245/s10434-015-4709-7

PubMed ID

  • 26193963

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 257

end page

  • 64

volume

  • 23

number

  • 1