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Prosthetic breast reconstruction outcomes do not deteriorate over time, shows study – News-Medical.Net

Breast reconstruction is an important option for women undergoing mastectomy, and a two-stage approach using implants is by far the most common reconstruction technique.

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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Aug 28 2020
Breast reconstruction is an important option for women undergoing mastectomy, and a two-stage approach using implants is by far the most common reconstruction technique. Thousands of women undergo this procedure every year – despite the conventional wisdom among many surgeons that the results of implant-based breast reconstruction don’t hold up over the long term.
Now a new study goes against that prevailing “surgical dogma,” showing that the aesth…

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