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Short-term safety outcomes of mastectomy and immediate implant-based breast reconstruction with and without mesh (iBRA): a multicentre, prospective cohort study

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Background Use of biological or synthetic mesh might improve outcomes of immediate implant-based breast reconstruction—breast reconstruction with implants or expanders at the time of mastectomy—but there is a lack of high-quality evidence to support the safety or effectiveness of the technique. We aimed to establish the short-term safety of immediate implant-based breast reconstruction performed with and without mesh, to inform the feasibility of undertaking a future rando...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1016/S1470-2045(18)30781-2

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Conroy, EJ More by this author
Cutress, RI More by this author
Williamson, PR More by this author
Whisker, L More by this author
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Lancet Oncology Journal website
Volume:
20
Issue:
2
Pages:
254-266
Publication date:
2019-01-09
Acceptance date:
2018-10-12
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EISSN:
1474-5488
ISSN:
1470-2045
Pubs id:
pubs:953175
URN:
uri:8ded6bb3-3a4c-406e-a8d3-d43ca532f6ac
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uuid:8ded6bb3-3a4c-406e-a8d3-d43ca532f6ac
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pubs:953175

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