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The Role of Intraoperative Laser Speckle Imaging in Reducing Postoperative Complications in Breast Reconstruction

Bonaroti, Alisha MD, MS1; DeCoster, Ryan C. MD1,2; Mazdeyasna, Siavash MS3; Huang, Chong PhD3; Yu, Guoqiang PhD3; Wong, Lesley MD2

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery: August 12, 2019 - Volume PRS Online First - Issue - p
doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000006124
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1 Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY.

2 Lucille P. Markey Cancer Center, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY.

3 F. Joseph Halcomb III, M.D., Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY.

Funding Sources: Drs. Wong and Yu are current recipients of a National Endowment for Plastic Surgery grant (3048112770) from the Plastic Surgery Foundation (PSF) grant for non-invasive mastectomy-flap monitoring in breast reconstruction. Dr. DeCoster is supported by a National Cancer Institute training grant (T32CA160003). The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the NIH or PSF.

Disclosures: The authors have no associations or financial disclosures to report that create a conflict of interest with the information presented in this article.

Acknowledgments: Short Running Head: Intraoperative imaging in breast reconstruction

Corresponding Author: Dr. Alisha Bonaroti, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, 740 South Limestone St., Lexington, KY 40536, USA. Telephone Number: 859-323-6328, Fax Number: 859-257-7150, E-mail:

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