ID 111195
著者
柏木, 圭介 Tokushima University
福永, 豊 Tokushima University
Yamato, Ryosuke Tokushima University
Tsuda, Tatsuya Tokushima University
キーワード
reduction mammaplasty
mastopexy
touch-up surgery
breast cancer
breast reconstruction
資料タイプ
学術雑誌論文
抄録
Background : Breast reconstruction generally involves autologous tissue transplantation and placement of a mammary prosthesis. When the patient’s breasts are extremely large and ptotic, breast reconstruction often results in significantly asymmetrical appearance. However, a good aesthetic outcome after reconstruction surgery following cancer resection is an important quality-of-life factor. We evaluated the efficacy of touch-up surgery, either reduction mammaplasty or mastopexy, performed on the contralateral breast for symmetrization. Methods : Reduction mammaplasty was performed on the contralateral breast in 2 patients and mastopexy was performed on the contralateral breast in 1 patient after reconstruction surgery following cancer resection, between 2008 and 2014. We reviewed each patient’s medical record for general clinical information and for the methods of breast cancer resection and breast reconstruction used, wait time between breast cancer resection and touch-up surgery, preservation of the sensitivity of the nipple-areola complex after the touch-up surgery, and aesthetic outcome (based on visual analog scale score). Results : Wait times in the 3 cases were 4, 9, and 18 months. Nipple-areolar sensitivity was well preserved in all 3 cases. Aesthetic outcomes were judged “excellent” or “very good.” Conclusion : Revision surgery on the contralateral breast 4 to 18 months after breast reconstruction substantially improves the aesthetic outcome.
掲載誌名
The Journal of Medical Investigation
ISSN
13496867
13431420
cat書誌ID
AA11166929
AA12022913
出版者
Faculty of Medicine Tokushima University
63
3-4
開始ページ
281
終了ページ
285
並び順
281
発行日
2016-08
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言語
eng
著者版フラグ
出版社版
部局
医学系
病院