Long-term oncological results after 400 skin-sparing mastectomies.

@article{Missana2013LongtermOR,
  title={Long-term oncological results after 400 skin-sparing mastectomies.},
  author={M C Missana and Isabelle Laurent and Michael St. Germain and Sarah E Lucas and Lise Barreau},
  journal={Journal of visceral surgery},
  year={2013},
  volume={150 5},
  pages={313-20}
}
OBJECTIVE OF THE STUDY Skin-sparing mastectomies (SSM) have gained acceptance among teams performing immediate breast reconstruction because this technique provides the best cosmetic outcome. Nevertheless, in France, concerns have been raised that limited skin excision during mastectomy could result in an increased risk of local recurrence especially in invasive breast cancer; many surgeons continue to have reservations regarding the oncologic safety of this operation. This is a retrospective… CONTINUE READING
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