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The Comparison of Strattice and SurgiMend in Acellular Dermal Matrix-Assisted, Implant-Based Immediate Breast Reconstruction
BACKGROUND: Strattice (porcine derivative) and SurgiMend (bovine derivative) are the two most common acellular dermal matrices used in breast reconstruction in the United Kingdom. This retrospective study compared clinical ...
The impact of "Be Clear on Cancer" campaign on breast care services provided by a specialist oncoplastic unit - A retrospective case control study.
INTRODUCTION: "Be Clear on Cancer" (BCOC) was a national campaign to raise awareness of breast cancer in women over seventy years old. Cancer Research UK conducted this campaign from 03 February 2014 to 15 March 2014. This ...
Breast implant associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma: The UK experience. Recommendations on its management and implications for informed consent.
BACKGROUND: Breast implant-associated anaplastic large-cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL) is a rare, Non-Hodgkin lymphoma arising in the capsule of breast implants. BIA-ALCL presents as a recurrent effusion and/or mass. Tumours ...
Outcome of single-stage breast reconstruction using the Natrelle 150 expander implant
The Natrelle 150 offers the advantage of single-stage reconstruction. However, there is lack of published data on its long term outcomes, which does not allow for definitive conclusions as to whether it truly meets its ...