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UNDERSTANDING ANATOMICAL PERFUSION AND STRATEGIES TO OPTIMIZE VASCULARITY IN FREE TISSUE TRANSFER FOR AUTOLOGOUS BREAST RECONSTRUCTION USING THE DEEP INFERIOR EPIGASTRIC ARTERY PERFORATOR (DIEP) FLAP Breast cancer is the commonest cancer that affects women in the United Kingdom (UK). Autologous free tissue transfer using abdominal tissue remains an excellent option for breast reconstruction following mastectomy, given ...
Optimizing the delivery of pre-transplantation therapies during normothermic machine perfusion of human kidneys (2020-07-18)Despite a severe organ shortage, thousands of kidneys from higher-risk donors go unused each year. These marginal kidneys have an increased susceptibility to ischemia reperfusion injury and the use of these organs may ...
(2020-07-17)Cartilage is a viscoelastic tissue that absorbs shocks and facilitates low friction of the joint. Adult articular cartilage is limited in its ability to self-repair. Lesions or gradual wear-and-tear affect cartilage integrity ...