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Plast Reconstr Surg. 2009 Jul;124(1):43-52. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0b013e31818b9005.

Postmastectomy reconstruction: an approach to patient selection.

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  • 1Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA. disaj@mskcc.org

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The overriding goal of reconstructive breast surgery is to satisfy the patient with respect to her own self-image and expectations. Ultimately, individualized selection of a reconstructive technique for each patient will be a predominant factor in achieving a reconstructive success. The authors reviewed their institutional experience with postmastectomy reconstruction over the past 2 years and discuss indications, contraindications, advantages, and disadvantages of autogenous tissue and prosthetic breast reconstruction.

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