In this episode of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center’s Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery for Cancer podcast, Jesse Selber, M.D., a plastic surgeon, discusses the use of prepectoral breast reconstruction following breast cancer treatment, including patient selection, intraoperative considerations, and advantages and disadvantages. For years, this type of reconstruction surgery was associated with high complication rates, but thanks to advances in the field, its gaining favor again. Selber himself relies almost exclusively on this technique. Listen to learn more.
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