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Table 2 Complications of Skin Sparing Mastectomy and immediate reconstruction according to the type of reconstruction

From: Skin Sparing Mastectomy and Immediate Breast Reconstruction (SSMIR) for early breast cancer: Eight years single institution experience

Complication LD ± P TRAM Prosthesis
Flap related    
Partial skin envelope necrosis 3 (4.8%) 0 3 (10.8%)
Partial Flap necrosis 1 (1.6%) 0 0
Periareolar dehiscence 2 (3.2%) 0 0
Contracture and need denervation 1(1.6%) 0 0
Donor site related    
Seroma 20(31.8%) 1 (25%) 2(7.1%)
Haematoma 4 (6.3%) 0 0
Superinfection of seroma/haematoma 6 (9.5%) 0 0
Back pain 8 (12.7%) 0 0
Hernia 0 1(25%) 0
Implant related    
Displacement 0 0 7 (25%)
Capsular formation 0 0 2 (7.1%)
Total 45(71.4%) 2(50%) 14(50%)