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April 14, 2021

Implant Surface Texture and Breast Cancer Recurrence

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  • 1Erasmus MC Cancer Institute, Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, the Netherlands
JAMA Surg. 2021;156(7):689-690. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2021.0691

To the Editor With great interest, we read the study by Lee et al,1 who investigated the association of breast implant surface texture with the oncological safety in postmastectomy breast reconstruction. They found textured implants are associated with lower disease-free survival, which requires careful interpretation and definitely warrants further research.

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