Factors predicting seroma formation after mastectomy for Chinese breast cancer patients.

@article{Loo2007FactorsPS,
  title={Factors predicting seroma formation after mastectomy for Chinese breast cancer patients.},
  author={Wings T Y Loo and Louis Wing-Cheong Chow},
  journal={Indian journal of cancer},
  year={2007},
  volume={44 3},
  pages={99-103}
}
BACKGROUND Seroma formation after mastectomy typically delays recovery and adds to morbidity. AIMS This retrospective review was undertaken to identify factors which predict development of seroma after mastectomy for breast cancer patients. SETTING AND DESIGN 119 consecutive patients intended for mastectomy for the treatment of primary breast cancer were included. Factors taken into consideration were epidemiological, peri-operative in nature and those related to wound drainage output… CONTINUE READING
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