Saudi Arabia, Breast Plastic Surgery, Breast Construction

Bassam Ahmed ALmutlaq, Mohammad Al-Qattan, Raed Dawood Almansour, Awad Nafel Al Harbi, Ali Dawood Almansour, Omar Abdullah AL-Noqaidan, Abdul Rahman Ali Al-Sogair, Abdullah Abdulaziz Bin Jariyd, Hussain Gadelkarim Ahmed
2017 Modern Plastic Surgery  
In this review article, various preferences in breast plastic surgery particularly after breast cancer will be discussed in view of the diverse indications for the different construction procedures. The various conditions that necessitate the need for reconstruction are appraised, the important reconstructive procedures are discussed. The most important indications procedures discussed in this review include; Prophylactic subcutaneous mastectomy, Lumpectomy and Radiation, Modified Mastectomy
more » ... h Axillary Sampling, Nipple reconstruction, and the contralateral breast. These procedures are discussed in view of plastic surgeon practice and patients acceptability in Saudi Arabia. Data from Saudi Arabia in particular was identified through searches of the EMBASE, and MEDLINE database, using the keywords: Saudi Arabia, breast plastic Surgery, breast reconstruction, autologous breast reconstruction, breast augmentation. Advances in prosthetic technologies and modifications in autologous flap techniques, and the development of novel tissue alternatives have allowed for sustained developments in breast reconstruction results. A variety of attitudes has been accessible for addressing the difficulties that endure after resection of breast cancer in Saudi Arabia. Patients should be educated to accept different process in this context.
doi:10.4236/mps.2017.74006 fatcat:i2ezdjdvr5gu5golikxlyeoxci