Skin-sparing mastectomy.

  title={Skin-sparing mastectomy.},
  author={Richard M. Rainsbury},
  journal={The British journal of surgery},
  volume={93 3},
BACKGROUND Skin-sparing mastectomy (SSM) is a new technique being used in a variety of clinical settings. This article reviews the published data on SSM to establish its current role in clinical practice. METHODS A Medline search was carried out using the key words 'skin-sparing mastectomy' to identify English-language articles published between 1990 and 2004 and further material referenced in these publications. RESULTS SSM is most commonly used for surgical prophylaxis and to treat in… CONTINUE READING

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