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Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery:
doi: 10.1097/PRS.0b013e3182a80836
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Evidence-Based Medicine: Breast Reconstruction

Zhong, Toni M.D., M.H.S.; McCarthy, Colleen M. M.D.; Price, Alison N. B.S.; Pusic, Andrea L. M.D., M.H.S.

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Abstract

Learning Objectives: After studying this article, the participant should be able to: 1. Differentiate among the various techniques available to reconstructive breast surgeons. 2. Perform a comprehensive assessment of the breast reconstruction candidate. 3. Gain knowledge about the indications and contraindications for different breast reconstructive procedures. 4. Understand the complications inherent in different reconstructive breast procedures. 5. Summarize the long-term objective and subjective implications of surgery.

Summary: This article was prepared to accompany practice-based assessment with ongoing surgical education for the Maintenance of Certification for the American Board of Plastic Surgery. It is structured to outline the care of the patient with the postmastectomy breast deformity.

©2013American Society of Plastic Surgeons

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