TITLE

Immediate breast reconstruction in breast cancer: Morbidity and outcome

AUTHOR(S)
Yeh, Karen A.; Lyle, Glenn; Wei, John P.; Sherry, Richard
PUB. DATE
December 1998
SOURCE
American Surgeon;Dec1998, Vol. 64 Issue 12, p1195
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the outcome of breast cancer patients who underwent breast reconstruction in the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, Georgia. Epidemiologic characteristics and medical condition of the patients; Treatment course of the patients; Wound complications after the reconstruction; Survival rate of the patients.
ACCESSION #
1348732

 

Related Articles

  • Breast Cancer Breakthroughs.  // Shape;Oct2011, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p105 

    The article discusses advances related to the detection and treatment of breast cancer including the use of breast milk to screen for genes associated with cancer, the use of stem cells to improve breast reconstruction following radiation or lumpectomies, and laws concerning breast-density ratings.

  • MAMMAPLASTY FOR SYMMETRY IN BREAST RECONSTRUCTION AND HISTOLOGIC ASSESSMENT. Munhoz, Alexandre Mendona; Gemperli, Rolf; Filassi, Jos Roberto; Horo, Apollinaire Gninlgninrin; Acker, Olivier; Body, Gilles // Canadian Journal of Surgery;Oct2011, Vol. 54 Issue 5, pE4 

    A letter to the editor and a response are presented in response to the article "Mammoplasty for symmetry in breast reconstruction and histologic assessment," by A. G. Horo and colleagues in the 2011 issue.

  • Therapeutic mammoplasty: a fusion of oncological and aesthetic breast surgery. Dua, Sascha Miles; Smith, Simon // Advances in Oncology;2010, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p1 

    The article examines the importance of therapeutic mammoplasty in treating patients with breast cancer in Great Britain. It highlights the three main indications for therapeutic mammoplasty, namely mastectomy avoidance, cosmetically unfavorable units of the breast and heavy-breasted woman who...

  • RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY IN MULTIMODALITY TREATMENT FOR BREAST CANCER. V., Mavrodi T. // Oncosurgery / Onkohirurgia;2012, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p73 

    In this article the own experience of breast reconstruction is presented. The role of such kind of operations is difficult to overestimate, because the number of young beautiful women with breast cancer increases with every year. The differential approach to the method of reconstruction depends...

  • Breast reconstruction and post-mastectomy radiation practice. Chen, Susie A.; Hiley, Crispin; Nickleach, Dana; Petsuksiri, Janjira; Andic, Fundagul; Riesterer, Oliver; Switchenko, Jeffrey M.; Torres, Mylin A. // Radiation Oncology;2013, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p1 

    Purpose: The goal of this study was to explore the perspectives and practice of radiation oncologists who treat breast cancer patients who have had breast reconstruction. Methods: In 2010, an original electronic survey was sent to all physician members of the American Society of Radiation...

  • Immediate Breast Reconstruction in Relation to Women's Age. Zdot;idak, Marcel; Zdot;idak, Davorka; &Cuml;upurdija, Kristijan; LackoviĆ, Zdot;eljko; KorušiĆ, Andelko; Held, Rebeka; Vergles, Domagoj; Rudman, Franjo; HoržiĆ, Matija // Collegium Antropologicum;Sep2012, Vol. 36 Issue 3, p835 

    A modern approach to breast cancer treatment after mastectomy includes immediate breast reconstruction (performed simultaneously with the mastectomy). The understanding of factors that influence women's decisions and appreciation of their satisfaction is as important as the knowledge of medical...

  • Recurrence after skin-sparing mastectomy and immediate transverse rectus abdominis musculocutaneous flap reconstruction for invasive breast cancer. Tsung-Jung Liang1; Being-Whey Wang1,2; Shiuh-Inn Liu1,2; Ming-Hsin Yeh1; Yu-Chia Chen; Jin-Shyr Chen; King-Tong Mok; Hong-Tai Chang // World Journal of Surgical Oncology;2013, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p1 

    Background: The aim of this study was to evaluate the recurrence pattern after skin-sparing mastectomy (SSM) and immediate breast reconstruction (IBR) using transverse rectus abdominis musculocutaneous (TRAM) flap in patients with invasive breast cancer. Methods: From 1995 to 2010, patients with...

  • Update on Breast Reconstruction Techniques and Indications. Petit, Jean-Yves; Rietjens, Mario; Lohsiriwat, Visnu; Rey, Piercarlo; Garusi, Cristina; Lorenzi, Francesca; Martella, Stefano; Manconi, Andrea; Barbieri, Benedetta; Clough, Krishna // World Journal of Surgery;Jul2012, Vol. 36 Issue 7, p1486 

    Breast reconstruction is considered as part of the breast cancer treatment when a mastectomy is required. Implants or expanders are the most frequent techniques used for the reconstructions. Expander provides usually a better symmetry. A contralateral mastoplasty often is required to improve the...

  • In Focus-Health.  // Prevention India;Jun2014, p12 

    The article focuses on the approach to breast cancer. When the patient is undergoing treatment, she may be caught up with dealing with its side effects, monetary aspect and childcare. Most of the oncologists try and save the breast, but one can talk to the onco-plastic surgeon about breast...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics