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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28087389/evaluation-of-local-oncologic-safety-in-nipple-areola-complex-sparing-mastectomy-after-primary-chemotherapy-a-propensity-score-matched-study
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Roberto Agresti, Marco Sandri, Massimiliano Gennaro, Giulia Bianchi, Ilaria Maugeri, Mario Rampa, Giuseppe Capri, Maria Luisa Carcangiu, Giovanna Trecate, Egidio Riggio, Laura Lozza, Filippo de Braud
BACKGROUND: Nipple-areola complex-sparing mastectomy (NSM), extending the concept of skin-sparing mastectomy, allows for the provision of a better cosmetic result. Large operable T2-T3 breast cancer might theoretically appear suitable for this surgical option as an alternative to conventional mastectomy or breast-conserving surgery, when a good response to primary chemotherapy has been achieved. PATIENTS AND METHODS: From January 2009 to May 2013, 422 patients with invasive breast cancer were progressively accrued to NSM...
December 24, 2016: Clinical Breast Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28065399/oncologic-safety-of-immediate-breast-reconstruction-in-breast-cancer-patients-who-underwent-neoadjuvant-chemotherapy-short-term-outcomes-of-a-matched-case-control-study
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Jai Min Ryu, Sungmin Park, Hyun-June Paik, Seok Jin Nam, Seok Won Kim, Se Kyung Lee, Jonghan Yu, Soo Youn Bae, Isaac Kim, Sa Ik Bang, Goo-Hyun Mun, Jai-Kyong Pyon, Byung-Joon Jeon, Jeong Eon Lee
INTRODUCTION: Although the indication for immediate breast reconstruction (IBR) after skin-sparing mastectomy (SSM) or nipple-sparing mastectomy (NSM) has been expanded, IBR after neoadjuvant chemotherapy (NACT) is still controversial. We conducted retrospective matched case-control study to analyze oncologic outcomes between patients who underwent TM only and those who underwent IBR after SSM or NSM after NACT. PATIENTS AND METHODS: A retrospective review of breast cancer patients who underwent IBR after SSM or NSM after NACT between 2008 and 2015 at a single center was conducted...
October 27, 2016: Clinical Breast Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28051266/one-stage-breast-reconstruction-techniques-in-elderly-patients-to-preserve-quality-of-life
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M Maruccia, M Mazzocchi, L A Dessy, M G Onesti
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to review one-stage breast reconstruction techniques performed in elderly patients at our institution to identify the criteria of selection of each in terms of outcomes and quality of life. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Patients older than 65 years who underwent one-stage breast reconstruction between January 2004 and July 2014 at our hospital were included. Patients and procedure-related data were collected from the medical records...
December 2016: European Review for Medical and Pharmacological Sciences
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28048201/su-f-t-646-sbrt-lung-moving-beyond-the-3d-conformal-paradigm-with-an-elekta-versahd-accelerator
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A Dalhart, D Hyer, B Allen, R Flynn, H Johnston
PURPOSE: To develop a volumetric modulated arc therapy (VMAT) planning and delivery methodology for lung stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) that addresses the unique geometric challenges presented when using an Elekta VersaHD linear accelerator. METHODS: The Elekta VersaHD imaging panels are fixed at 160cm SID when deployed, limiting the ability to perform non-coplanar treatments due to collisions with the treatment table. The panels can be folded in a stored position for non-coplanar treatments, but in this configuration, longitudinal table travel is restricted by the space required for the folded panels...
June 2016: Medical Physics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28047599/su-f-t-515-increased-skin-dose-in-supine-craniospinal-irradiation-due-to-carbon-fiber-couch-and-vacuum-bag-immobilization-device
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D Robertson, Z Zhao, X Wang, J Yang
PURPOSE: To measure the surface dose for supine craniospinal irradiation employing posterior beams, treating through an imaging couch and BlueBag immobilization device. METHODS: The percentage depth dose (PDD) in the buildup region of a clinical 6 MV photon beam was measured using an Advanced Markus parallel plate ionization chamber in a solid water phantom. The PDD from a 10×10 cm(2) anterior beam was measured at 100 cm SSD, simulating a traditional prone craniospinal technique...
June 2016: Medical Physics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28046470/su-f-t-509-investigation-into-the-impact-of-the-linear-accelerator-treatment-table-on-skin-dose-to-prone-breast-patients
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K Pedersen, J Irwin, P Sansourekidou, S Kriminski, D Pavord
PURPOSE: To investigate the impact of the treatment table on skin dose for prone breast patients for which the breast contacts the table and to develop a method to decrease skin dose. METHODS: We used 12cm stack of 15cmx15cm solid water slabs to imitate breast. Calibrated EBT3 radiochromic film was affixed to the bottom of the phantom. Treatments for 32 patients were analyzed to determine typical prone breast beam parameters. Based on the analysis, a field size and a range of gantry angles were chosen for the test beams...
June 2016: Medical Physics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28033508/pathological-complete-response-in-invasive-breast-cancer-treated-by-skin-sparing-mastectomy-and-immediate-reconstruction-following-neoadjuvant-chemotherapy-and-radiation-therapy-comparison-between-immunohistochemical-subtypes
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J Barrou, M Bannier, M Cohen, E Lambaudie, A Gonçalves, P Bertrand, M Buttarelli, P Opinel, N Sterkers, A Tallet, C Zinzindohoué, G Houvenaeghel
CONTEXT: Even if neoadjuvant chemotherapy (NACT) and oncoplastic techniques have increased the breast conserving surgery rate, mastectomy is still a standard for multifocal or extensive breast cancers (BC). In the prospect of increasing breast reconstruction, an alternative therapeutic protocol was developed combining NACT with neoadjuvant radiation therapy (NART), followed by mastectomy with immediate breast reconstruction (IBR). The oncological safety of this therapeutic plan still needs further exploration...
December 26, 2016: Breast: Official Journal of the European Society of Mastology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28012977/two-stage-implant-based-breast-reconstruction-compared-with-immediate-one-stage-implant-based-breast-reconstruction-augmented-with-an-acellular-dermal-matrix-an-open-label-phase-4-multicentre-randomised-controlled-trial
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Rieky E G Dikmans, Vera L Negenborn, Mark-Bram Bouman, Hay A H Winters, Jos W R Twisk, P Quinten Ruhé, Marc A M Mureau, Jan Maerten Smit, Stefania Tuinder, Yassir Eltahir, Nicole A Posch, Josephina M van Steveninck-Barends, Marleen A Meesters-Caberg, René R W J van der Hulst, Marco J P F Ritt, Margriet G Mullender
BACKGROUND: The evidence justifying the use of acellular dermal matrices (ADMs) in implant-based breast reconstruction (IBBR) is limited. We did a prospective randomised trial to compare the safety of IBBR with an ADM immediately after mastectomy with that of two-stage IBBR. METHODS: We did an open-label, randomised, controlled trial in eight hospitals in the Netherlands. Eligible women were older than 18 years with breast carcinoma or a gene mutation linked with breast cancer who intended to undergo skin-sparing mastectomy and immediate IBBR...
December 21, 2016: Lancet Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28011513/tumescent-anesthesia-in-skin-and-nipple-sparing-mastectomy-results-of-a-prospective-clinical-study
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Marco Gipponi, Ilaria Baldelli, Giulia Atzori, Piero Fregatti, Federica Murelli, Marianna Pesce, Cecilia Margarino, Francesca Depaoli, Daniele Friedman
BACKGROUND: The tumescent mastectomy technique has been used to facilitate dissection of subcutaneous tissue and mammary gland in order to reduce intraoperative bleeding and speed the operation. PATIENTS AND METHODS: A prospective clinical study was performed on 30 female patients undergoing immediate breast reconstructions after skin-sparing mastectomy (SSM) or nipple-sparing mastectomy (NSM) in order to assess early postoperative complications, pain, and final esthetic outcome of skin flaps related to tumescent anesthesia (TA)...
January 2017: Anticancer Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27997358/dosimetric-evaluation-of-the-skin-sparing-effects-of-3-dimensional-conformal-radiotherapy-and-intensity-modulated-radiotherapy-for-left-breast-cancer
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In Young Jo, Shin-Wook Kim, Seok Hyun Son
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the skin-sparing effects of 3-dimensional conformal radiotherapy (3D-CRT) and intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) in patients with early left-sided breast cancer. Twenty left breast cancer patients treated with whole breast radiotherapy following breast-conserving surgery were enrolled in this study, and the 3D-CRT and IMRT plans were generated for each patient. To evaluate the dose delivered to the skin, 2 mm thickness skin (2-mm skin) and 3 mm thickness skin (3-mm skin) were contoured and a dosimetric comparison between the 2 plans was performed...
December 9, 2016: Oncotarget
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27975010/reconstruction-of-the-ptotic-breast-using-wise-pattern-skin-deepithelialization
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Michael K Newman
Reconstruction of ptotic or large breasts is challenging due to skin redundancy after skin-sparing mastectomy. Skin reduction can be performed with a long horizontal ellipse, but this often flattens the breast and leaves conspicuous scars medially on the chest. Wise pattern skin reduction is an effective technique for shaping, but excision of skin within the Wise pattern can lead to high rates of skin necrosis and implant exposure or infection. This study describes a technique where the Wise pattern skin is preserved, but deepithelialized, allowing apparent reduction of the skin with preservation of the subdermal plexus...
November 2016: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Global Open
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27898991/nipple-and-areola-sparing-mastectomy-for-the-treatment-of-breast-cancer
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Bruna S Mota, Rachel Riera, Marcos Desidério Ricci, Jessica Barrett, Tiago B de Castria, Álvaro N Atallah, Jose Luiz B Bevilacqua
BACKGROUND: The efficacy and safety of nipple-sparing mastectomy and areola-sparing mastectomy for the treatment of breast cancer are still questionable. It is estimated that the local recurrence rates following nipple-sparing mastectomy are very similar to breast-conserving surgery followed by radiotherapy. OBJECTIVES: To assess the efficacy and safety of nipple-sparing mastectomy and areola-sparing mastectomy for the treatment of ductal carcinoma in situ and invasive breast cancer in women...
29, 2016: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27867298/prophylactic-bilateral-nipple-sparing-mastectomy-and-a-staged-breast-reconstruction-technique-preliminary-results
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Thierry Tondu, Filip Thiessen, Wiebren A A Tjalma
More high-risk women with breast cancer are identified using genetic testing at a younger age. These young women often opt for prophylactic surgery. Most patients are reluctant for extra donor-site scars besides infections and necrosis. In order to reduce these risks, a two-stage breast reconstruction technique is used for high-risk women with large or ptotic breasts. We presume that this procedure will reduce the risk of skin envelope and nipple-areola complex (NAC) necrosis to less than 1%. In the first stage, an inferior pedicle reduction is performed to obtain large volume reduction with maximal safety for the NAC...
2016: Breast Cancer: Basic and Clinical Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27866726/trends-in-mastectomy-and-reconstruction-for-breast-cancer-a-twelve-year-experience-from-a-tertiary-care-center
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James M Chang, Heidi E Kosiorek, Amylou C Dueck, William J Casey, Alanna M Rebecca, Raman Mahabir, Samir H Patel, Sameer R Keole, William W Wong, Carlos E Vargas, Michele Y Halyard, Richard J Gray, Nabil Wasif, Chee-Chee H Stucky, Barbara A Pockaj
BACKGROUND: Many surgical options exist for breast cancer, including breast conserving therapy (BCT), mastectomy with reconstruction (MAST+RECON) or without reconstruction (MAST). Long-term results regarding oncologic outcomes are few and primarily retrospective studies. METHODS: A retrospective review of a prospectively collected database of patients undergoing breast surgery for breast cancer from 2002 to 2014 was performed. Patients were separated into 3 time periods for analysis: 2002 to 2005, 2006 to 2009, and 2010 to 2014...
December 2016: American Journal of Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27848910/-the-pitfalls-of-necrotising-soft-tissue-infection-a-wake-up-call-for-surgeons
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V M de Jong, J C Goslings
Necrotising soft tissue infections require early consultation of an experienced surgeon, regardless of what time of day they occur. Delays in diagnosis and treatment should not occur. Necrotectomy should be skin-sparing when possible. A low threshold for consultation with a tertiary referral center is recommended.
2016: Nederlands Tijdschrift Voor Geneeskunde
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27837296/comparison-of-local-recurrence-after-simple-and-skin-sparing-mastectomy-performed-in-patients-with-ductal-carcinoma-in-situ
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Simon Timbrell, Sarah Al-Himdani, Oliver Shaw, Kian Tan, Julie Morris, Nigel Bundred
BACKGROUND: The incidence of ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) is increasing with the use of screening mammography, and approximately 30% of all women diagnosed with DCIS are treated by mastectomy. There is increasing use of a skin-sparing mastectomy (SSM) approach to surgically excise DCIS as this facilitates immediate breast reconstruction. The rates of locoregional recurrence (LRR) after simple mastectomy performed for pure DCIS are historically reported as 1%; however, international data suggest that LRR after SSM may be higher...
November 11, 2016: Annals of Surgical Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27817227/-evaluation-of-clinicopathological-findings-and-cosmetic-outcome-of-100-immediate-postmastectomy-breast-reconstruction-cases
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Dávid Pukancsik, Péter Kelemen, Ákos Sávolt, Mihály Újhelyi, Eszter Kovács, Zoltán Zaka, Miklós Kásler, Zoltán Mátrai
INTRODUCTION: Immediate breast reconstruction provides oncological safety, requires longer operation time. It does not influence the initiation of adjuvant therapy and radiological control, and results in favourable cosmetic outcome. AIM: Assessing the Hungarian data of immediate postmastectomy breast reconstructions, and comparing them to international findings. METHOD: Between May, 2011 and September, 2014 121 therapeutic and prophylactic, postmastectomy immediate breast reconstructions were performed in 100 patients...
November 2016: Orvosi Hetilap
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27730018/aesthetic-outcomes-of-inframammary-fold-recreation-in-two-stage-implant-based-breast-reconstruction
#18
Koichi Tomita, Kenji Yano, Akimitsu Nishibayashi, Shien Seike, Ko Hosokawa
BACKGROUND: When the inframammary fold (IMF) is excised in mastectomy procedures for oncologic reasons, it must be recreated to restore a natural breast shape. Despite refinements in surgical techniques, postoperative loss of a well-defined IMF can occur. This study aimed to assess the outcomes of IMF recreation after two-stage, implant-based breast reconstruction. METHODS: We retrospectively reviewed 75 consecutive patients who underwent unilateral, two-stage, implant-based breast reconstruction between 2013 and 2015 at the authors' institution...
2016: SpringerPlus
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27692794/outcomes-and-feasibility-of-nipple-sparing-mastectomy-for-node-positive-breast-cancer-patients
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Brittany L Murphy, Tanya L Hoskin, Judy C Boughey, Amy C Degnim, James W Jakub, Adam C Krajewski, Steven R Jacobson, Tina J Hieken
BACKGROUND: While nipple-sparing mastectomy (NSM) is gaining acceptance for risk reduction and for treatment of early stage breast cancer, node-positive disease remains a relative contraindication. Our aim was to evaluate the use and outcomes of NSM in node-positive breast cancer patients. METHODS: We identified 240 cancers in 226 patients (14 bilateral) scheduled for NSM and operated on between 1/2009 and 6/2014. We compared outcomes for 58 node-positive vs 182 node-negative patients...
September 3, 2016: American Journal of Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27675969/a-phase-iii-randomized-control-trial-comparing-skin-sparing-helical-tomotherapy-versus-3d-conformal-radiation-therapy-in-early-stage-breast-cancer-acute-and-late-skin-toxicity-outcomes
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B S Abdulkarim, K Joseph, L Vos, H K Warkentin, Z Gabos, N Pervez, K Tankel, S Ghosh, S M J Chafe, M B Parliament
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October 1, 2016: International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics
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