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Comparing Complications of Biologic and Synthetic Mesh in Breast Reconstruction: A Systematic Review and Network Meta-Analysis

Young-Soo Choi, MD
Hi-Jin You, MD PhD
Tae-Yul Lee, MD, PhD
Deok-Woo Kim, MD, PhD

Arch Plast Surg 2023;50:3–9.

DOI 10.1055/a-1964-8181


Are patients most satisfied with a synthetic or a biological mesh in dual-plane immediate breast reconstruction after 5 years? A randomized controlled trial comparing the two meshes in the same patient

Anna Paganini, Susanne Meyer, Håkan Hallberg, Emma Hansson

Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery 75 (2022) 4133–4143Received 8 April 2022; accepted 16 August 2022



Mastectomy and Immediate Breast Reconstruction with Pre-Pectoral or Sub-Pectoral Implant: Assessing Clinical Practice, Post-Surgical Outcomes, Patient’sSatisfaction and Cost

Gilles Houvenaeghel1*, Monique Cohen2, Laura Sabiani2, Aurore Van Troy2, Olivia Quilichini2, Axelle Charavil2, Max Buttarelli2, Sandrine Rua2, Agnès Tallet3, Alexandre de Nonneville4, Marie Bannier2

Volume 5 • Issue 3



A Retrospective Study Assessing the Outcomes of Immediate Prepectoral and Subpectoral Implant and Mesh-Based Breast Reconstruction

Thomas Wow 1 , Agnieszka Kolacinska-Wow 2,3,*, MateuszWichtowski 1 , Katarzyna Boguszewska-Byczkiewicz 3 , Zuzanna Nowicka 4 , Katarzyna Ploszka 4 , Karolina Pieszko 1,5  and Dawid Murawa

1 Department of General Surgery and Surgical Oncology, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Zielona Gora, Zyty 26, 65-046 Zielona Gora, Poland; (T.W.); (M.W.); (K.P.); (D.M.)
2 Department of Oncological Physiotherapy, Medical University of Lodz, Paderewskiego 4, 93-509 Lodz, Poland
3 Breast Cancer Unit, Department of Surgical Oncology, Cancer Center, Copernicus Memorial Hospital, Paderewskiego 4, 93-509 Lodz, Poland;
4 Department of Biostatistics and Translational Medicine, Medical University of Lodz, Kosciuszki 4, 92-215 Lodz, Poland; (Z.N.); (K.P.)
5 Department of Plastic Surgery and Burns, Hospital of Nowa Sol, Chalubinskiego 7, 67-100 Nowa Sol, Poland
* Correspondence:; Tel.: +48-42-689-54-61

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First-year complications after immediate breastreconstruction with a biological and a synthetic meshin the same patient: A randomized controlled study

Hansson, E., Edvinsson, A-C., Elander, A., K lby, L., Hallberg, H. J Surg Oncol. 2021;123:80–88
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Drain secretion and seroma formation after immediate breast reconstruction with a biological and a synthetic mesh, respectively: A randomized controlled study

Emma Hansson MD, Ann-Chatrin Edvinsson, Håkan Hallberg MD, PhD
Accepted: 15 May 2020
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Prepectoral direct-to-implant breast reconstruction with complete ADM or synthetic mesh coverage – 36-Months follow-up in 200 reconstructed breasts

Reitsamera, R., Peintingerb, F., Klaassen-Federspiela, F., Andreas, S.
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Reconstruction mammaire prothéthique immédiate avec matrice synthétique resorbable

Marthan, J. (2019)
Thèse de doctorat, Université Paris Diderot, Dr Jessica Marthan, Institut Gustave Roussy

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Comparison of inflammatory response and synovial metaplasia in immediate breast reconstruction with a synthetic and a biological mesh: a randomized controlled clinical trial
Immediate implant reconstruction using absorbable TIGR mesh after nipple-sparing mastectomy
TIGR® Matrix surgical mesh – a two-year follow-up study and complication analysis in 65 immediate breast reconstructions

Hallberg, H., Lewin, R., Elander, A., Hansson, E. (2018).
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DOI: 10.1080/2000656X.2018.1478841

The Use of TIGR Matrix in Breast Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery : Is a resorbable Synthetic Mesh a Viable Alternative to Acellular Dermal Matrices?

Stefano Pompei, MD, Dora Evangelidou,MD, MRM, Floriana Arelli, MD, Gianluigi Ferrante, MD, MSc

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DOI:10.1016/j.cps.2017.08.005. Epub 2017 Sep 18

De novo experience of resorbable woven mesh in immediate breast reconstruction post-mastectomy

Sharma, S., Van Barsel, S., Barry, M., Kell, R.M. (2016).

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Bi-pedicle nipple-sparing mastectomy (modified Letterman technique) and TIGR mesh-assisted immediate implant reconstruction, in a patient with Cowden syndrome
Immediate implant-based breast reconstruction using the TIGR Matrix
The Use of Synthetic Mesh in Reconstructive, Revision and Cosmetic Breast Surgery

Becker, H., Lind, JG. (2013)

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DOI: 10.1007/s00266-013-0171-8


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Prophylactic onlay mesh at emergency laparotomy: promising early outcomes with long-acting synthetic resorbable mesh

Daniah Alsaadi ,* Ian Stephens,* Lydia O. Simmons,* Magda Bucholcand Michael Sugrue*‡

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Doi: 10.1111/ans.17925

Prophylactic Onlay Mesh Implantation During Definitive Fascial Closure After Open Abdomen Therapy (PROMOAT): Absorbable or Non-absorbable? Methodical Description and Results of a Feasibility Study

Sebastian Schaaf†, Robert Schwab†, Christoph Güsgen† and Arnulf Willms*†

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Doi: 10.3389/fsurg.2020.578565 

The use of a novel synthetic resorbable scaffold (TIGR® Matrix) in a clinical quality improvement (CQI) effort for abdominal wall reconstruction (AWR)

Ramshaw, B., Lewis, R., Forman, B., Preston, M., Heidel, E., Alvoid‑Preston, B. Hernia, 2020 May 25

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Doi: 10.1007/s10029-020-02221-7

Results at 3-years follow-up of totally extraperitoneal (TEP) hernia surgery with long-term resorbable mesh

Ruiz-Jasbon, F., Ticehurst, K., Ahonen, J., Norrby, J., Ivarsson, M-L., Falk, P. Hernia, 2020 Jun;24(3):669-676 

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Doi: 10.1007/s10029-019-02116-2

TEP With Long-Term Resorbable Mesh in Patients With Indirect Inguinal Hernia

Ruiz-Jasbon, F., Ticehurst, K.; Ahonen, J., Norrby, J., Ivarsson, M-L.; JSLS, 2018 Jan-Mar; 22(1): e2017.00076

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Doi: 10.4293/JSLS.2017.00076

Prevention of parastomal hernia in the emergency setting

Lykke, A., Andersen, J. F. B., Jorgensen, L. N., Mynster, T.; 
Langenbeck’s Archives of Surgery volume 402, pages949–955, 2017. 

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Doi: 10.1007/s00423-017-1596-3

Prophylactic Resorbable Synthetic Mesh to Prevent Wound Dehiscence and Incisional Hernia in High-risk Laparotomy: A Pilot Study of Using TIGR® Matrix Mesh

Söderbäck, H., Mahteme, H., Hellman, P., Sandblom, G.; Frontiers in Surgery, 18 May 2016, 3:28

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Doi: 10.3389/fsurg.2016.00028

Value-based Clinical Quality Improvement (CQI) for Patients Undergoing Abdominal Wall Reconstruction

Stephan, B., Ramshaw, B., Forman, B.; Surg Technol Int, 26:135-142, 2015

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PMID: 26055001

Inguinal hernia repair using a synthetic long-term resorbable mesh: results from a 3-year prospective safety and performance study

Ruiz-Jasbon, F., Norrby, J., Ivarsson, M.-L., Björck, S.; Hernia volume 18, pages723–730, 2014

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Doi: 10.1007/s10029-014-1249-1

Three-year results from a preclinical implantation study of a long-term resorbable surgical mesh with time-dependent mechanical characteristics

Hjort, H., Mathisen, T., Alves, A., Clermont, G., Boutrand, J. P. ; Hernia volume 16, pages191–197, 2012

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Doi: 10.1007/s10029-011-0885-y

TIGR Matrix Surgical Mesh received 510(k) clearance by the FDA in 2010 and carries the CE-mark since 2011.