(from Gr**** μαστός "breast" and ἐκτομή ****mia "cutting out") is the medical
term for the surgical removal
of one or both ****, partially...
- Radical mastectomy
is a surgical procedure involving
of breast, underlying chest muscle
(including pectoralis major
- A preventive mastectomy
or prophylactic mastectomy
is an elective operation
the **** so that the risk of breast cancer
is reduced. The...
- surgery; more frequent surgical options include bilateral mastectomy
(removal of the ****) and chest contouring
(providing a more typically...
- for women undergoing mastectomy
is no evidence
that mastectomy decreases
the risk of death
over a lumpectomy. Mastectomy
; however, may decrease...
to be 0.45% in patients living
5 years after radical mastectomy
is also ****ociated with a low grade
form of cancer
- reconstruction, augmentation mammoplasty
a post–mastectomy breast
reconstruction, the repair
of the chest wound consequent
- Conventional mastectomy
(top); skin sparing mastectomy
and latissimus dorsi myocutaneous
flap reconstruction, prior
to nipple reconstruction
- anesthetics, and introduced several
new operations, including
the radical mastectomy
with William Osler
(Professor of Medicine), Howard...
vary from breast-conserving surgery
. Breast reconstruction
may take place
at the time of surgery
or at a later...