J Mech Behav Biomed Mater 2021 Jun 9;118:104340. Epub 2021 Feb 9.
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To produce functional, aesthetically natural results, reconstructive surgeries must be planned to minimize stress as excessive loads near wounds have been shown to produce pathological scarring and other complications (Gurtner et al., 2011). Presently, stress cannot easily be measured in the operating room. Read More