Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy.

  title={Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy.},
  author={Barbara L Smith and Suzanne B Coopey},
  journal={Advances in surgery},
  volume={52 1},
BACKGROUND Although effective local control is the primary goal of surgery for breast cancer, the long-term aesthetic outcome is also important. Nipple-sparing mastectomy aims to address this, but there is no consensus on its clinical application. Evidence relating to oncological safety, surgical technique and early data on aesthetic outcome was reviewed. METHODS The review was based on a PubMed search using the terms 'nipple-sparing' or 'subcutaneous mastectomy' and 'breast cancer… CONTINUE READING