Breast deformity, its correction, and assessment of breast conserving surgery

  title={Breast deformity, its correction, and assessment of breast conserving surgery},
  author={Masakuni Noguchi and Yasuo Saito and Yuji Mizukami and Akitaka Nonomura and Nagayoshi Ohta and Naohiro Koyasaki and Takao Taniya and Itsuo Miyazaki},
  journal={Breast Cancer Research and Treatment},
A combination of quadrantectomy, axillary dissection, and radiotherapy (QUART) is the regimen most favored by Japanese surgeons among a variety of breast conserving therapies currently available against breast cancer. Unfortunately, extensive resections such as quadrantectomy often give poor local cosmetic results in patients with small breasts. With the aim of improving the cosmetic aspect after an extensive resection, immediate transposition of the latissimus dorsi muscle (LDM) was carried… CONTINUE READING


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