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Study finds good breast reconstruction outcomes after nipple-sparing mastectomy

Washington: Nipple-sparing techniques are a safe and effective option for mastectomy with immediate breast reconstruction, reports a study in the March issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

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Nipple-sparing mastectomy provides new option for autologous breast reconstruction

Washington: For some women undergoing mastectomy, surgeons can use a “nipple-sparing” technique to achieve a more natural-looking reconstruction using the patient’s own tissues, according to a report in the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

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Nipple-sparing mastectomy does not increase risk of breast cancer recurrence: Study

Chicago (US): A modified mastectomy technique provides effective treatment for breast cancer while preserving the nipple and surrounding tissues for use in breast reconstruction, according to a study led by Dr Scott L Spear, professor and chairman, department of plastic surgery, Georgetown University Hospital.

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