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Wound drainage after plastic and reconstructive surgery of the breast

  1. Christa A Stojkovic1,*,
  2. Mark J C Smeulders1,
  3. Chantal M Van der Horst1,
  4. Sameena M Khan2

Editorial Group: Cochrane Wounds Group

Published Online: 28 MAR 2013

Assessed as up-to-date: 3 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007258.pub2


How to Cite

Stojkovic CA, Smeulders MJC, Van der Horst CM, Khan SM. Wound drainage after plastic and reconstructive surgery of the breast. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 3. Art. No.: CD007258. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007258.pub2.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Academic Medical Centre, Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery, Amsterdam, Netherlands

  2. 2

    University of York, Department of Health Sciences, York, UK

*Christa A Stojkovic, Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery, Academic Medical Centre, PO Box 22700, Amsterdam, 1100 DE, Netherlands. c.a.stojkovic@hotmail.com.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 28 MAR 2013

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References

References to studies included in this review

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  2. References to studies excluded from this review
  3. Additional references
Collis 2005 {published data only}
Corion 2009 {published data only}
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