Pomahac B, Recht A, May Jr. JW, et al. New Trends in Breast Cancer Management: Is the Era of Immediate Breast Reconstruction Changing? Ann Surg. 2006;244:282-288
The authors of the article “New Trends in Breast Cancer Management: Is the Era of Immediate Breast Reconstruction Changing?” (Annals of Surgery 2006;244:282-288) apologize for omitting to reference “delayed-immediate breast reconstruction” as an important work developed and published by Kronowitz, et al.1,2 Delayed-immediate breast reconstruction is a two-stage approach to breast reconstruction in patients who are considered preoperatively to be at an increased risk of requiring postmastectomy radiation therapy.
1. Kronowitz SJ, Hunt KK, Kuerer HM, et al. Delayed-immediate breast reconstruction. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2004;113:1617–1628.
2. Kronowitz SJ, Robb GL. Breast reconstruction with postmastectomy radiation therapy: current issues. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2004;114:950–960.
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