Alternative Oncoplastic Techniques for Challenging Breast Conservative Surgeries

  • Régis Resende Paulinelli


Even in the most favourable cases, a total breast reconstruction does not have the same comfort, ease and sensibility of the original breast, besides having a higher morbidity and a higher risk of complications [1]. In cases in which radiotherapy is mandatory, like locally advanced tumours, the aesthetic results and risks of complications for total breast reconstructions are much worse [2–4]. Therefore, it is important to the patient trying to expand the indications of the conservative treatment through neoadjuvant chemotherapy and oncoplastic surgery [5, 6]. The aim of this chapter is to discuss some less known alternatives and indications for partial breast reconstruction that could allow challenging breast conservative surgeries.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Régis Resende Paulinelli
    • 1
  1. 1.Mastology Program, Department of Gynecology and ObstetricsFederal University of Goiás, Service of Gynecology and Breast, Hospital Araújo Jorge, ACCG (Associação de Combate ao Câncer em Goiás)GoiâniaBrazil

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