Nipple-sparing Mastectomy

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  • Skill Levelintermediate
  • Lectures1 Video
  • Enrolled 55 students enrolled
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Key concepts covered include:

What you’ll learn:

  • Nipple-sparing mastectomy (NSM) is replacing skin-sparing mastectomy in patients who need or desire mastectomies for the treatment of their breast cancers or as a preventative technique.
  • The “Angelina Jolie Effect”.
  • The “safety” of NSM.
  • The operative approaches to NSM are discussed including in the ptotic breast.
  • Preservation of the subcutaneous fat layer of the breast is key to ensuring the viability of the breast skin and nipple-areolar complex.

What you'll learn

Over the last 10 to 15 years nipple-sparing mastectomy (NSM) is emerging as a standard of care for patients who need or desire mastectomy for the treatment of breast cancer or as a preventative procedure.

Who should attend?

  • Physicians
  • Surgeons
  • Nurses
  • Lay people

Instructor

Jay K. Harness, MD, FACS

Former President of The American Society of Breast Surgeons, Former President of Breast Surgery International.


4/5

Nationally and internationally known breast cancer surgeon with 36 years of experience treating breast cancer. Editor of 3 surgery textbooks and over 100 published articles in the literature.

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Instructor

Jay K. Harness, MD, FACS

Former President of The American Society of Breast Surgeons, Former President of Breast Surgery International.


4/5

Nationally and internationally known breast cancer surgeon with 36 years of experience treating breast cancer. Editor of 3 surgery textbooks and over 100 published articles in the literature.

For: intermediates

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Last Updated 06/2021

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