Is one of the surgeries to help with breast cancer, for people in their early stages it may the only way to treat it however Lumpectomy may be one of it as well. It is a surgery where a surgical cut is made and all the tissues in the breast are surgically removed including the tumor. There are many methods of doing this surgery such as
1.Skin sparing mastectomy
In skin sparing mastectomy the surgery is done in such a way that the breast retains an amount of its regular look after the surgery it is a much more advanced surgery then the regular variant and is superior in many ways however some cantatas might not
be eligible to opt for it. Regular Mastectomy is all over solution with most patients being able to opt for it; however it dose its fair amount of damage to the way the organ looks after the surgery however since it is a easier surgery in comparison to the other variant it is more cost efficient and has a higher level of acceptance. A mastocmy can help the following:
• Ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS), or noninvasive breast cancer
• Stages I and II (early-stage) breast cancer
• Stage III (locally advanced) breast cancer — after chemotherapy
• Inflammatory breast cancer — after chemotherapy
• Paget’s disease of the breast
• Locally recurrent breast cancer
5.Formation of hard tissue on the surgical sit e
7.Build up of blood in the surgical site
How to prepare for a mastectomy
When you visit your doctor to consult about this surgery make sure to for prepare the following questions:
1.List all the medications you might be on right now or have been in the past.
2. List all your medical conditions to make sure they’re are no complcations
3. List all the questions you can think of as to make sure you understand everything that is going on .Now to prepare for this surgery it is most commonly recommend to avoid eating anything 8-12 hours before surgery and also prepare for stay in the hospital after as you may be needed to stay after for observation. During the surgery you will be given general anesthetics to make sure you feel the minimal amount of pain.
It is most common for women to get back to work 4-6 weeks after the surgery however this might change on case to case base.