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Breast Cancer Patients Needing Radiation Therapy Face Higher Risk of Implant Reconstruction Complications Requiring Additional Surgery

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

From: Implant-based breast reconstruction is the most commonly performed method of reconstruction in the United States today. While the procedure can be performed in one surgery (known as ‘direct to implant’), most women have a 2-stage approach beginning with tissue expanders. These are replaced with a permanent implant a few months later at a second surgery (stage 2) Implants …