Breast Lumpectomy - General Principles
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Breast Lumpectomy - General Principles

The Breast Lumpectomy – General Principles 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.

After studying the Breast Lumpectomy – General Principles course you are familiar with the most common complications:

  • Skin flap necrosis
  • Seroma formation
  • Hematoma formation

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Anatomy – Lumpectomy

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Markings

Skin

Mark

Prior to executing a lumpectomy, mark the following landmarks. First the sternal notch and the sternum. Mark the breast boundaries medially, cranially, in the inframammary fold and laterally, which can be identified by moving the breast. Finally mark the nipple.

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