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Table 3 Complications

From: Latissimus dorsi myocutaneous flap repair is effective after neoadjuvant chemotherapy for locally advanced breast cancer

   Surgery after NAC
N = 137
NAC without surgery
N = 5
p value
Complications Partial flap necrosis 2(1.46%)  
n, (%) Infection 0  
  Seroma 8(5.84%)  
  Bleeding 0  
  Total 10(7.3%) 5(3.5%) ≤ 0.001
Recurrences Local recurrences 0 5(3.5%) ≤ 0.001
n, (%) Metastasis 3(2.19%) 5(3.5%) ≤ 0.001
Dead n, (%)    5(3.5%) ≤ 0.001
  1. NAC neoadjuvant chemotherapy