© 2017 Elsevier Inc. This article aims to determine the impact of neoadjuvant chemotherapy on immediate breast reconstruction by assessing their compatibility for oncological safety and the incidence and management of postoperative complications. A review of scientific publications published between 2009 and 2017 was undertaken. The relationship between neoadjuvant chemotherapy and immediate breast reconstruction was analyzed to compile and assess the potential interaction between the procedures. The search was limited to English language publications, but there were no limiting factors at the level of study typology. Full-text articles, including the references leading to other relevant studies, were evaluated.
- Adjuvant chemotherapy
- Autologous breast reconstruction
- Breast reconstruction with prosthesis
- Immediate breast reconstruction
- Neoadjuvant therapy
- Systematic review