Cutting-edge of Complex Breast Reconstruction

Posted On 2021-08-09 15:37:10

This special series aims to provide a concise but comprehensive overview of the current challenging topics in breast reconstruction and their management by leading experts in the field.

Current challenges in breast reconstruction
Dung Nguyen

Breast reconstruction of the thin or ptotic patient
Evolution in breast reconstruction using the omentum
Irene T. Ma, Peter Deptula, Dung H. Nguyen

Hybrid breast reconstruction: a systematic review of current trends and future directions
Pooja S. Yesantharao, Dung H. Nguyen

Protecting nipple-areolar complex perfusion by devascularization and surgical delay
Jacqueline Tsai, Irene Wapnir

Staged breast reconstruction before nipple-sparing mastectomy with reconstruction
Antonia Lin, Afaaf Shakir, Rebecca M. Garza

Sensation restoration after mastectomy
Neurotization of the nipple-areola complex: superior nipple sensation in gender-affirming mastectomy and autologous breast reconstruction
Peter Deptula, Dung Nguyen

Breast reinnervation—the next frontier in autologous breast reconstruction: a review of early results
Diana Carrau, Zoey Del Pinto, Amanda Carraher, Matthew D. Chetta

Sensory reinnervation after mastectomy with implant-based reconstruction
Anne Warren Peled, Ziv M. Peled

Concurrent lymphedema treatment with breast reconstruction
Immediate lymphatic reconstruction for breast cancer
Akhil K. Seth, Dhruv Singhal

Vascularized lymph vessel transplant (VLVT): our experience and lymphedema treatment algorithm
Lynn M. Orfahli, Vahe Fahradyan, Wei F. Chen

A comprehensive treatment algorithm for patients requiring simultaneous breast and lymphedema reconstruction based on lymph node transfer
Dimitrios Dionyssiou, Efterpi Demiri

The series “Cutting-edge of Complex Breast Reconstruction” was commissioned by the editorial office, Annals of Breast Surgery without any sponsorship or funding. Dr. Dung Nguyen is serving as the unpaid Guest Editor for the series.