Oncoplastic Breast Surgery: A Review of Techniques Quadrant Per Quadrant

Gardani Marco, Bertozzi Nicolò, Grieco Michele Pio, Pesce Marianna, Simonacci Francesco, Santi Pier Luigi, Raposio Edoardo
2018 Open Medicine Journal  
Breast Conserving Surgery (BCS) has gradually substituted mastectomy in the treatment of early-stage tumors. Indeed it ensures the same overall survival and better aesthetic results when followed post-operative radiotherapy. Nevertheless more than 20% excision of breast tissue, retro-areolar or lower pole cancer, and higer-sized breasts with ptosis, tend to result in aesthetically unpleasant results. Oncoplastic breast surgery finds its route into breast conserving surgery in the attempt to
more » ... ove the aesthetic results while not compromising the oncologic ones.
doi:10.2174/1874220301805010093 fatcat:27wek6udp5fbzk7eto54krbq5y