modified radical mastectomy


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Noun1.modified radical mastectomy - removal of a breast and the pectoralis minor and some lymph nodes in the adjacent armpit
mastectomy - surgical removal of a breast to remove a malignant tumor
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Most common cause for chronic lymphedema is filariasis followed by post modified radical mastectomy cases.
50 patients belonging to the age group 55-70 years of age who underwent oncological breast surgeries including Modified Radical Mastectomy under Thoracic epidural anaesthesia were reviewed between the periods of Jan.
Caption: Figure 3: Healed scar after modified radical mastectomy
Gentle massage of breast was done for 1-2 minutes and then after 10 minutes dissection was done in axilla for localization of sentinel lymph node by giving incision in the axilla that incorporates the incision of Modified Radical Mastectomy.
Caption: Figure 1: 62-year-old woman presents with enlarging right breast following a fall one month earlier and a history of long standing bilateral subpectoral silicone implants following left modified radical mastectomy and simple right mastectomy in 1992.
Breast cancer management involves either modified radical mastectomy (MRM) or breast conservation surgery (BCS) as the primary treatment modality followed by adjuvant treatments based on pathological characteristics [29, 30].
Patients and Methods: Sixty trucut/biopsy proven, early invasive breast cancer patients undergoing modified radical mastectomy were randomized into groups A (n=30) and B (n=30) to receive high vacuum (400 mm Hg) suction drains or low vacuum suction drains (200 mm Hg) at completion of operation.
She has a history of modified radical mastectomy (Madden operation) 14 years ago for infiltrating ductal carcinoma of the right breast- T2NoMo; followed by 6 cures of chemotherapy and antiestrogen therapy (Tamoxifen) for 5 years; no radiotherapy was commenced.
Between 2008 and 2010, 262 Caucasian women with breast cancer who underwent level III ALND subsequent to a modified radical mastectomy or lumpectomy together with chemotherapy or radiotherapy were evaluated for the development of lymphedema at the General Surgery Outpatient Clinic of Ankara Oncology Training and Research Hospital Patients >18 years of age and those with a minimum post-surgical period of 6 months were included in this cross-sectional study.
He was most proud of his technique for Modified Radical Mastectomy that he developed in the 1950's and published in the 1960's which provided better results and eliminated the then common subsequent swelling and disability of the arm.
7] Although some have maintained that there is no difference between modified radical mastectomy and breast-conserving therapy in terms of its development, [8] we only included patients who underwent modified radical mastectomy in our study.

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