Skin-sparing mastectomy and immediate breast reconstruction: A prospective cohort study for the treatment of advanced stages of breast carcinoma

@article{Foster2002SkinsparingMA,
  title={Skin-sparing mastectomy and immediate breast reconstruction: A prospective cohort study for the treatment of advanced stages of breast carcinoma},
  author={Robert D. Foster and Laura Esserman and James P. Anthony and E. Shelley Hwang and Hoang Do},
  journal={Annals of Surgical Oncology},
  year={2002},
  volume={9},
  pages={462-466}
}
Recent published series demonstrate the safety and effectiveness of skin-sparing mastectomy (SSM) with immediate reconstruction for the treatment of early-stage breast carcinoma. Although several reports have retrospectively evaluated outcomes after breast reconstruction for locally advanced disease (stages IIB and III), no study has specifically considered immediate breast reconstruction after SSM for locally advanced disease. From 1996 to 1998, 67 consecutive patients with breast carcinoma… CONTINUE READING