Breast Lumpectomy - Upper Lateral Quadrant
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Breast Lumpectomy - Upper Lateral Quadrant

The Breast Lumpectomy – Upper Lateral Quadrant course will teach you:

  • To completely/radically resect a portion of breast tissue, containing a benign or malignant tumor. The goal of this breast-preserving surgery in the face of malignancy, is to resect the tumor radically with an adequate tumor margin, in combination with the best cosmetic outcome.

Special attention is paid to the following hazards you may encounter during the Breast Lumpectomy – Upper Lateral Quadrant:

  • Hematoma formation
  • Fixation of glandular tissue to the chest wall

With the following tips you might perform the Breast Lumpectomy – Upper Lateral Quadrant even better:

  • Placement of the retractors for optimal exposure of the dissection plane
  • Palpation of the tumor during the procedure
  • Marking of the specimen

 

After studying the Breast Lumpectomy – Upper Lateral Quadrant you are familiar with the most common complications:

  • Skin flap necrosis
  • Seroma formation
  • Hematoma formation

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Breast Lumpectomy – General Principles

 

Step by step

Lesion excision

Skin

Mark

Mark the skin at the landmarks and boundaries and mark the incision in the direction of the natural skin lines, not exceeding the lateral breast boundary or the nipple.

Incise

Incise the skin along the incision mark, perpendicular to the skin, while pulling the skin tight.

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