Publications

Published in peer-reviewed journals

Below is a list of scientific publications describing the use of the AeroForm Tissue Expander System:

Animal Study
Jacobs, D., et al. CO2-Based Tissue Expansion: A Study of Initial Performance in Ovine Subjects. Aesthetic Surgery Journal. 2012; 32(1) 103-109.

Clinical Trials
Connell, TF. Patient Activated Controlled Expansion for Breast Reconstruction with Controlled Carbon Dioxide Inflation: A Feasibility Study. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2011; 128(4), 848-852.

Connell, TF. Patient Controlled Expansion for Breast Reconstruction Using Controlled Carbon Dioxide Inflation: Confirmation of a Feasibility Study. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery October 2014 - Volume 134 - Issue 4 - p 503e—511e.

Ascherman, JA., et al. XPAND Patient – Activated Controlled Tissue Expander Systems for Breast Reconstruction: A Multi-Centered Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial. October 2014 — Volume 134, Number 4S-1 (Supplement). Supplement to Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

Zeidler K., et al. Patient Activated Controlled Tissue Expander System for Breast Reconstruction: A Prospective, Multicenter, Randomized, Controlled, Open Label Clinical Study — Preliminary Results. Annals of Plastic Surgery. 2014; 72 (Supplement 1), S51-55.

Connell, TF. Results from the ASPIRE study for breast reconstruction utilizing the AeroForm patient controlled carbon dioxide-inflated tissue expanders, Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery July 2015.

Ascherman JA., et al. Carbon Dioxide versus Saline Tissue Expanders: Does it Matter? Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 2016; 137 (1): 31-35.

Ascherman, JA., et al. Carbon Dioxide-Based versus Saline Tissue Expansion for Breast Reconstruction: Results of the XPAND Prospective, Randomized Clinical Trial. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. December 2016 – Volume 138, Number 6.

AeroForm and Radiation Treatment
Rembert, JL., et al. Radiation testing of the AeroForm CO2-based breast tissue expander implant. Radiation Oncology. 2013 8:235.

Kuo JV., et al. In Vivo Dose Measurements in the Post-Mastectomy Irradiation of a Patient with Gas-Based Tissue Expander. ASTRO Meeting 2013.

Moni, J., et al. Dosimetric Impact of the AeroForm Tissue Expander in Post-Mastectomy Radiation Therapy: An Ex-Vivo Analysis. Practical Radiation Oncology; April 7, 2014.

Tran T., et al. A dosimetric analysis of the aeroform™ tissue expander in radiation therapy. Intl. Journal of Cancer Therapy and Oncology (IJCTO) 2014; 2 (3): 1-6.


Air Travel with AeroForm
Payne FM., et al. Description of the AeroForm CO2-Based Tissue Expander and Assessment of the Effect of Pressurized Cabin Air Travel. Journal of Medical Devices 2015.

Early In-office Experience
Hsieh F, Lam TC. Evaluation of AirXpanders for Breast Reconstruction: Early Experience from Sydney. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery; Published online 27 August 2015.
Open Access: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4560228/