Article Abstract

Are we closer to understanding the true morbidity following postmastectomy breast reconstruction?

Authors: Christodoulos Kaoutzanis, Neil Vranis, Nolan S. Karp

Abstract

Breast cancer is one of the most common types of cancer in women, and mastectomy remains one of the definitive extirpative procedures for treatment. More recently, with advances in technology in gene sequencing, prophylactic mastectomies have become increasingly more common in the high-risk female population.