The practice of tissue expander/implant based pre-pectoral breast reconstruction holds great promise for superior cosmetic results, less pain, and a shorter recovery period. Prepectoral Techniques in Reconstructive Breast Surgery is the first reference to cover this timely area in depth, offering step-by-step descriptions of current procedures.
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• Allen Gabriel, MD, FACS, Clinical Professor of Plastic Surgery, Loma Linda University, Medical Center, Loma Linda, California, Private Practice, Vancouver, WA.
• Maurice Y. Nahabedian, MD, FACS, Professor of Plastic Surgery, Virginia Commonwealth University—Inova Branch, National Center for Plastic Surgery, McLean, Virginia.
• Steven R. Sigalove, MD, FACS, Department of Plastic Surgery, Northwestern Medicine Central, DuPage Hospital, Winfield, IL.
• G. Patrick Maxwell, MD, FACS, Clinical Professor of Surgery, Department of Plastic Surgery, Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda, CA