Prepectoral Techniques in Reconstructive Breast Surgery

Publication Year: 2018

Edition: 1st Ed.

Authors/Editor: Gabriel, Allen; Maxwell, G. Patrick; Nahabedian, Maurice Y.; Sigalove, Steven R.

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)

ISBN: 978-1-49-638827-8

Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 81

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The practice of tissue expander/implant based pre-pectoral breast reconstruction holds great promise for superior cosmetic results, less pain, and a shorter recovery period. This book is the first reference to cover this timely area in depth, offering step-by-step descriptions of current procedures.

Key Features:

  • Shares the knowledge and expertise of well-known plastic surgeons who have experience in pre-pectoral techniques.
  • Features comprehensive coverage of all aspects of surgery; including illustrated, step-by-step descriptions of procedures.
  • Covers assessment of tissue perfusion, current evidence in pre-pectoral reconstruction, the roles of ADM and fat grafting, patient selection, complications, and postoperative considerations.
  • Discusses radio therapy with variety of patient presentations including, failed breast conservation therapy patient requiring mastectomy, planned radio therapy patient undergoing mastectomy and immediate reconstruction, and delayed reconstruction patient following mastectomy desiring reconstruction.  


Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Gabriel, Allen; Maxwell, G. Patrick; Nahabedian, Maurice Y.; Sigalove, Steven R.
ISBN: 978-1-49-638827-8
Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Language: English
Edition: 1st Ed.
Pages: 176
Year: 2018
Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 81