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July 1983

Subcutaneous Mastectomy: Indications, Technique, and Applications

Author Affiliations

From the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis.

Arch Surg. 1983;118(7):844-850. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1983.01390070052011

• There are currently available techniques of subcutaneous mastectomy with immediate reconstruction that can provide an acceptable aesthetic result with a low incidence of complications. The technique deserves consideration as a therapeutic alternative in the treatment of certain carefully selected patients who are at high risk for the development of breast carcinoma.

(Arch Surg 1983;118:844-850)