oncoplastic surgery


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oncoplastic surgery

Surgery to remove malignant tumors from the body and then sculpt the operated tissue to an esthetically pleasing outcome.
See also: surgery
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Further developments in oncoplastic surgery continue apace, and it is likely that ever more ingenious methods of amalgamating plastic surgery techniques with oncological resectional surgery will be devised.
Oncoplastic surgery combines the latest plastic surgery techniques with breast surgical oncology.
Oncoplastic surgery had been practised in that unit since 1994 and the authors estimate 20% of their patients are suitable for an oncoplastic procedure.
The term 'oncoplastic surgery' has been used very frequently in last decade (22).
Known for his four publications on cancer, and participation in over 40 cancer conferences, Dr Varughese was invited to the UAE cancer congress to discuss the Thomas technique in breast oncoplastic surgery, which enables breast cancer patients to be discharged from hospital in a day.
Loco-regional failure can be minimised by wide margins followed by appropriate adjuvant therapy, and oncoplastic surgery techniques extend the limits of breast conservation to a new dimension.
There is a balance between the risk of local recurrence and cosmetic results and the newer techniques of oncoplastic surgery are advancing the limits of surgical resection.
Oncoplastic surgery aims to provide optimum effectiveness of surgical treatment for breast cancer with minimum effect on quality of life.