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Mastectomy

  • Jacquelynn D. ArbuckleEmail author
  • Lee G. Wilke
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Abstract

The mastectomy has evolved over the past 50 years into a less “radical” operation which is utilized for removal of a breast cancer as well as prevention of future malignancy. This operation is frequently coupled with implant or autologous reconstructive techniques.

Keywords

Mastectomy Reconstruction 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of SurgeryUniversity of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public HealthMadisonUSA
  2. 2.Department of SurgeryUniversity of Wisconsin Hospital and ClinicsMadisonUSA

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