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Acellular dermal matrix techniques successful in breast reconstruction revision surgery

Washington: Breast cancer patients undergoing mastectomy increasingly expect excellent cosmetic results after breast reconstruction. A type of biomaterial called ‘acellular dermal matrix’ (ADM) is now helping surgeons when revision surgery is needed after breast reconstruction, according to a study published in the journal Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

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Nipple-sparing mastectomy does not increase risk of breast cancer recurrence: Study

Chicago (US): A modified mastectomy technique provides effective treatment for breast cancer while preserving the nipple and surrounding tissues for use in breast reconstruction, according to a study led by Dr Scott L Spear, professor and chairman, department of plastic surgery, Georgetown University Hospital.

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