Video-assisted skin-sparing breast-conserving surgery for breast cancer and immediate reconstruction with autologous tissue: Clinical outcomes.

@article{Fujiwara2009VideoassistedSB,
  title={Video-assisted skin-sparing breast-conserving surgery for breast cancer and immediate reconstruction with autologous tissue: Clinical outcomes.},
  author={Ikuya Fujiwara and Hisakazu Nakajima and Naruhiko Mizuta and Kouichi Sakaguchi and Yasushi Hachimine},
  journal={Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology},
  year={2009},
  volume={27 15_suppl},
  pages={e11580}
}
e11580 Background: This study analyzed clinical results of video-assisted breast-conserving surgery for breast cancer. METHODS Video-assisted breast-conserving surgery is indicated for breast cancer that has not invaded the skin. A skin incision is made at an inconspicuous site. Skin-sparing partial mastectomy was performed endoscopically on 244 patients (stage I, n=94; stage II, n=150). Morbidity, curability and patient satisfaction were analyzed. RESULTS Skin necrosis was seen in 9… CONTINUE READING

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