Partial Breast Reconstruction: Techniques in Oncoplastic Surgery

Publication Year: 2017

Edition: 2nd Ed.

Authors/Editor: Losken, Albert; Hamdi, Moustapha

Publisher: Thieme Medical Publishers

ISBN: 978-1-62-623691-2

Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 94

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This second edition of Partial Breast Reconstruction: Techniques in Oncoplastic Surgery builds on and expands the authoritative procedures presented in the first edition, adding and updating the content with up-to-the-minute concepts, techniques, and innovations in oncoplastic breast surgery, all elucidated with hundreds of color images and illustrations.

This edition offers readers the following:

  • A breadth of topics presented by internationally recognized experts from a range of disciplines from the U.S., Europe, United Kingdom, and South America
  • A systematic chapter structure that provides patient presentation, workup, surgical techniques, and follow-up for each approach
  • Emphasis on the essential contributions of all members of the multidisciplinary team
  • Extensive coverage of oncologic principles, indications, psychological considerations/body image, the challenges of radiotherapy, and postoperative surveillance
  • Prevention and correction of BCT deformities
  • Exploration of the risks and benefits of delayed versus immediate reconstruction
  • Reduction and mastopexy techniques with parenchyma autoaugmentation, central defect reconstruction, fat grafting, and local and perforator flap reconstruction techniques
  • Outcomes presented as the ultimate proof of the validity of each technique, with long-term follow-up
  • Treatment of complications
As the oncoplastic approach to partial breast reconstruction continues to grow exponentially in popularity as a reliable treatment option, the updated information provided in this comprehensive new edition is absolutely essential to every surgeon performing partial breast reconstruction for women with breast cancer.


Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Thieme Medical Publishers
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Losken, Albert; Hamdi, Moustapha
ISBN: 978-1-62-623691-2
Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Language: English
Edition: 2nd Ed.
Pages: 672
Illustrations: 901
Year: 2017
Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 94