Publications

Published in peer-reviewed journals

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

AeroForm and Radiation
Zissiadis Y, Gilliman J, Rad ISB, et al. Development of a treatment technique for the AeroForm™ tissue expander breast implant system–A single department experience. Int J Radiol Radiat Ther. 2018;5(5):293‒297. DOI: 10.15406/ijrrt.2018.05.00182

Rembert, JL et al. Radiation testing of the AeroForm CO2-based breast tissue expander implanti. Radiation Oncology. 2013;8(235):1-4.

Kuo JV et al. Dose Measurements in the Post-Mastectomy Irradiation of a Patient with Gas-Based Tissue Expander. 2013-A-1893-ASTRO

Moni, J et al. Dosimetric impact of the AeroForm Tissue Expander in postmastectomy radiation therapy: An ex vivo analysis Pract Rad Onc. 2014;5(e1-e8).

Tran, T et al. A dosimetric analysis of the aeroform™ tissue expander in radiation therapy. Int J Cancer Ther Oncol. 2014;2(3):1-6.


Clinical Trials
Connell, AF. 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–Activated Controlled Expansion For Breast Reconstruction Using Controlled Carbon Dioxide Inflation: Confirmation of a Feasibility Study. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014;134(4):503e–511e.

Ascherman, JA et al. XPAND Patient-Activated Controlled Tissue Expander System for Breast Reconstruction: A Multi-Center Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014;134(4S-1).

Zeidler, KR et al. AeroForm Patient Controlled Tissue Expansion and Saline Tissue Expansion for Breast Reconstruction. Ann Plasti Surg. 2014;72(S1):51-55.

Connell, TF. Results from the ASPIRE study for breast reconstruction utilizing the AeroForm™ patient controlled carbon dioxide-inflated tissue expanders. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2015;68(9):1255-1261.

Ascherman, JA et al. Carbon Dioxide versus Saline Tissue Expanders: Does it Matter? Plast Reconstr Surg. 2016;137(1): 31-35.

Ascherman, JA et al. Carbon Dioxide-Based versus Saline Tissue Expander for Breast Reconstruction: Results of the XPAND Prospective, Randomized Clinical Trial. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2016;138(6):1161-1170.

Morrison, KA et al. Evolving Approaches to Tissue Expander Design and Application. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2017;140(5S)23-29.


AeroForm Human Factors Study
Kelley K et al. Human Factors Validation of the AeroForm Tissue Expander System for Breast Reconstruction. Plast Surg Nurs. 2017;37(3):100-102.

Animal Study
Jacobs, DI et al. CO2-Based Tissue Expansion: A Study of Initial Performance in Ovine Subjects. Aesthet Surg J. 2012;32(1):103- 109.

AeroForm and Air Travel
Payne FM et al. Description of the AeroForm CO2-Based Tissue Expander and Assessment of the Effect of Pressurized Cabin Air Travel. J Med Dev. 2015;MED-15-1011: 1-24. J Med Dev 2015; 2015;MED-15-1011: 1-24.

Early Experience
Hsieh F, Lam TC. Evaluation of AirXpanders for Breast Reconstruction: Early Experience from Sydney. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open. 2015;3(e95).