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Dr. Sigalove Featured in Life In Paradise Valley Magazine

Dr. Steven Sigalove was recently featured in the Resident Physician Profile column of Life In Paradise Valley Magazine. In the article, he shares about his passion for plastic surgery and his recent move from Chicago, IL to Paradise Valley, AZ. Read the full article to learn more about Dr. Sigalove. Read Magazine Article

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Academic Articles

Effect of Body Mass Index on Outcomes after Prepectoral Breast Reconstruction

A study of the effect of BMI on complications after prepectoral breast reconstruction with implants. 

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The Impact of Closed Incision Negative Pressure Therapy on Postoperative Breast Reconstruction Outcomes

Study comparing postoperative outcomes of closed incision negative pressure therapy (ciNPT) versus standard of care (SOC) for incision management after post-mastectomy breast reconstruction.

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Prepectoral Implant Based Reconstruction and Post-Mastectomy Radiotherapy- Short-Term Outcomes

Studying the impact of postmastectomy radiotherapy (PMRT) on prepectoral breast reconstruction to compare the outcomes of patients who underwent immediate, direct-to-implant, or 2-staged, prepectoral breast reconstruction followed by PMRT
with those from patients who did not receive PMRT.

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Prepectoral Revision Breast Reconstruction for Treatment of Implant-Associated Animation Deformity: A Review of 102 Reconstructions

Animation deformity is a direct consequence of subpectoral implant placement for breast reconstruction following mastectomy. This study looked to identify the possibility of eliminating animation deformity by moving the implant from subpectoral to prepectoral.

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Early assessment of post-surgical outcomes with pre-pectoral breast reconstruction: A literature review and meta-analysis

A study of the effects of post-mastectomy radiation therapy (PMRT) with prepectoral prosthetic breast reconstruction to determine the improved outcomes and potential complications of this muscle sparing technique.

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Options in Acellular Dermal Matrix-Device Assembly

Prepectoral prosthetic breast reconstruction techniques have improved thanks to the use of form stable breast implants, autologous fat grafting, and acellular dermal matrices (ADMs).  The use of ADM is a critical component to performing prepectoral breast reconstruction.

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Prepectoral Implant-Based Breast Reconstruction: Rationale, Indications, and Preliminary Results

Implant-based breast reconstruction is currently performed with placement of the implant in a subpectoral pocket beneath the pectoralis major muscle, by means of the dual-plane approach. This study assesses the benefits and complications of prepectoral implant placement.

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Initial Experience Using Closed Incision Negative Pressure Therapy after Immediate Postmastectomy Breast Reconstruction

Assessing the benefits of using closed incision negative pressure therapy (ciNPT) during  immediate postmastectomy breast reconstruction. Reported benefits include helping hold incision edges together, protecting incisions from external contamination, and removing fluid and infectious material.

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