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Table 1 Types and characteristics of prosthesis

From: Sternal resection and reconstruction for metastasis due to breast cancer: the Marlex sandwich technique and implantation of a pedicled latissimus dorsi musculocutaneous flap

  Polypropylene Methylmetacrylate Expanded- Polytetrafluoroethylene Titanium
Tissue affinity
Solidity
Tolerability
Infection resistance
Manageability