Skin-Areola, Nipple Sparing, and Subcutaneous Mastectomy and Immediate Implant-Based Breast Reconstruction Using a Titanium-Coated Polypropylene Mesh


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Ozel L., Kara V. M. , Sunamak O., Karagullu H., Sagiroglu J., Ilhan O., ...More

JOURNAL OF BREAST HEALTH, vol.11, no.3, pp.141-143, 2015 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 11 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/tjbh.2015.2315
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF BREAST HEALTH
  • Page Numbers: pp.141-143

Abstract

Skin sparing and nipple areola complex sparing subcutaneous mastectomies are both oncologically safe surgical procedures. Although autologuous breast reconstruction has been considered as a standard means of surgical approach, excellent cosmetic results have been obtained by implant based breast reconstruction. In this report, we present the result of titanium coated polypropylene mesh (Tiloop Bra; Pfm Medical, Cologne, Germany), an ultimate support material utilized in the reconstruction of a patient with breast cancer.