Recent Progress with Breast-Conserving Volume Replacement Using Latissimus Dorsi Miniflaps in UK Patients.

@article{Rainsbury1998RecentPW,
  title={Recent Progress with Breast-Conserving Volume Replacement Using Latissimus Dorsi Miniflaps in UK Patients.},
  author={Rainsbury and Paramanathan},
  journal={Breast cancer},
  year={1998},
  volume={5 2},
  pages={139-147}
}
Significant volume loss during breast conserving surgery(BCS)can be anticipated in patients with small breast: tumor ratios, limiting the use of BCS in womenwith smaller breasts or larger tumors. Early experience with autogenous immediate volume replacement(IVR)at the time of BCS led to refinements in the technique, extending its role in clinical practice. The evolution of the technique has been examined, with particular reference to tumor selection, technique and modifications… CONTINUE READING