Vol 7, No 3 (June 2018): Gland Surgery (Nipple Sparing Mastectomy)

Posted On 2018-08-17 10:36:37

It is a great pleasure to present the most recent special issue of Gland Surgery focusing on nipple sparing mastectomy and its implications for the future of breast surgery. With the advent of NSM and skin sparing mastectomy, the patient currently has many options for both treatment and reconstruction.

In this issue, we will explore the history of mastectomy, the risks associated with genetic mutations, indications and risks for nipple sparing mastectomy, techniques of mastectomy, the evaluation of skin postmastectomy, the evidence for the use of NSM, the reconstructive options including autologous and implant-based reconstruction and the use of fat grafting for these patients.

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