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Comparison of morbidity-related seroma formation following conventional latissimus dorsi flap versus muscle-sparing latissimus dorsi flap breast reconstruction.

Authors
  • Sowa, Yoshihiro1
  • Numajiri, Toshiaki1
  • Nakatsukasa, Katsuhiko2
  • Sakaguchi, Koichi2
  • Taguchi, Tetsuya2
  • 1 Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyoto, Japan. , (Japan)
  • 2 Department of Endocrine and Breast Surgery, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyoto, Japan. , (Japan)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Annals of surgical treatment and research
Publication Date
Sep 01, 2017
Volume
93
Issue
3
Pages
119–124
Identifiers
DOI: 10.4174/astr.2017.93.3.119
PMID: 28932726
Source
Medline
Keywords
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Abstract

The MSLD flap, with its low complication rate and associated minimal functional and aesthetic deficits at the donor site, may be a useful option for small breast reconstruction if earlier discharge from hospital is demanded.

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