Computer planning for breast reconstruction by tissue expansion

Edoardo Raposio, Pierluigi Santi

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Abstract

To achieve a good result with tissue expansion for unilateral breast reconstruction, it is of the utmost importance to select an expander, the size of which will allow the surgeon to obtain a reasonable symmetry with the contralateral breast. In this paper, we described a C++ computer program able to provide (supplied the semicircumference and file projection of the contralateral breast) objective, quantitative data useful to aid in proper expander selection when performing tissue expansion for unilateral breast reconstruction.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1931-1933
Number of pages3
JournalPlastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Volume101
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 1998

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  • Surgery

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