Surgical Outcome ~ Risk-Reducing Mastectomy
~ Genetics of Breast & Ovarian Cancer

List was last updated on Nov 28, 2021 @ 10:56 pm.


    • Prepectoral breast reconstruction: an ideal approach to bilateral risk-reducing mastectomy.
    • Maruccia M, Elia R, Tedeschi P, Gurrado A, Moschetta M, Testini M, Giudice G.
    • Gland Surg. 2021 Oct;10(10):2997-3006. doi: 10.21037/gs-21-339.
    • Pre-pectoral breast reconstruction: early and long-term safety evaluation of 146 unselected cases of the early pre-pectoral era of a single-institution, including cases with previous breast irradiation and post-mastectomy radiation therapy.
    • Bernini M, Meattini I, Saieva C, Becherini C, Salvestrini V, Visani L, Stocchi G, Bellini C, Lorenzetti V, Sordi S, Nori J, De Benedetto D, Desideri I, Bianchi S, Livi L, Orzalesi L.
    • Breast Cancer. 2021 Nov 14. doi: 10.1007/s12282-021-01314-0. Epub ahead of print.
    • Implant-based immediate reconstruction in prophylactic mastectomy: is the caudal dermis flap a reliable alternative to synthetic mesh or acellular dermal matrix?
    • Heine N, Hoesl V, Seitz S, Prantl L, Brebant V.
    • Arch Gynecol Obstet. 2021 Sep 23. doi: 10.1007/s00404-021-06244-y. Epub ahead of print.
    • Chirurgie de réduction de risque mammaire et découverte fortuite de cancer : dix ans d’expérience dans un centre de lutte contre le cancer [Prophylactic mastectomy and occult cancer: a ten-year experience at a cancer center].
    • Mangiardi-Veltin M, Chamming's F, Jaffre A, Rousvoal A, Tunon de Lara C, Brouste V, Hoppe S, Sénéchal C.
    • Bull Cancer. 2021 Sep 20:S0007-4551(21)00298-8. French. doi: 10.1016/j.bulcan.2021.05.007. Epub ahead of print.
    • [Article in French]
    • Oncoplastic Mammoplasty with disguised geometric compensation.
    • Paulinelli RR, Ribeiro LFJ, Santos TD, Caires EMS, Pontes MGM, Faria BM, Luz MV, Faria SFC, Freitas-Junior R.
    • Surg Oncol. 2021 Sep 20;39:101660. doi: 10.1016/j.suronc.2021.101660. Epub ahead of print.
    • Psychological implications of risk-reducing mastectomies in BRCA1/2 mutation carriers.
    • Luque Suárez S, Olivares Crespo ME, Brenes Sánchez JM, Herrera de la Muela M.
    • Cir Esp. 2021 Jun 14:S0009-739X(21)00180-9. English, Spanish. doi: 10.1016/j.ciresp.2021.05.003. Epub ahead of print.
    • Review
    • Risk-Reducing Mastectomy and Reconstruction Following Prophylactic Breast Irradiation: Hope Sustained.
    • Ben David MA, Evron E, Rasco AF, Shai A, Corn BW.
    • Cancers (Basel). 2021 May 30;13(11):2694. doi: 10.3390/cancers13112694.
    • A Case Report of Breast Implant-Associated Anaplastic Large-Cell Lymphoma in a PALB2 Mutation-Positive Woman.
    • Bonev V.
    • Am Surg. 2021 Apr 15:31348211011056. doi: 10.1177/00031348211011056. Epub ahead of print.
    • Case report
    • Quality of Life After Bilateral Risk-Reducing Mastectomy and Simultaneous Reconstruction Using Pre-Pectoral Silicone Implants.
    • Spindler N, Ebel F, Briest S, Wallochny S, Langer S.
    • Patient Prefer Adherence. 2021 Apr 13;15:741-750. doi: 10.2147/PPA.S303208.
    • Comparison between Gasless and Gas-Inflated Robot-Assisted Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy.
    • Lee H, Lee J, Lee K, Kim JY, Park HS.
    • J Breast Cancer. 2021 Apr;24(2):183-195. doi: 10.4048/jbc.2021.24.e20.
    • Understanding Breast Implant Risks.
    • Spittal K.
    • FORCE. XRAY. 2021 Mar 30.
    • Nipple Sparing Mastectomy as a Risk-Reducing Procedure for BRCA-Mutated Patients.
    • Rocco N, Montagna G, Criscitiello C, Nava MB, Privitera F, Taher W, Gloria A, Catanuto G.
    • Genes (Basel). 2021 Feb 10;12(2):253. doi: 10.3390/genes12020253.
    • Clinical outcomes of patients after nipple-sparing mastectomy and reconstruction based on the expander/implant technique.
    • Toh U, Takenaka M, Iwakuma N, Akagi Y.
    • Surg Today. 2020 Nov 13. doi: 10.1007/s00595-020-02175-4. Epub ahead of print.
    • Concurrent Prophylactic Mastectomy, Immediate Reconstruction, and Salpingo-Oophorectomy in High-Risk Patients: A Case Series.
    • D'Abbondanza JA, George R, Kives S, Musgrave MA.
    • Plast Surg (Oakv). 2020 Nov;28(4):243-248. doi: 10.1177/2292550320928551. Epub 2020 Jun 4.
    • Quality of Life after Bilateral and Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomy with Implant Reconstruction.
    • Klapdor R, Weiß C, Kuehnle E, Kohls F, von Ehr J, Philippeit A, Hille-Betz U.
    • Breast Care (Basel). 2020 Oct;15(5):519-526. doi: 10.1159/000505449. Epub 2020 Jan 24.
    • Persistent nipple discharge after nipple-sparing mastectomy secondary to unincorporated AlloDerm: a case report.
    • Laarakker AS, Rich A, Wu J, Fine S.
    • J Med Case Rep. 2020 Sep 24;14(1):164. doi: 10.1186/s13256-020-02476-9.
    • Outcomes of breast reconstruction following prophylactic bilateral mastectomy.
    • Lim DW, Narod SA.
    • Breast J. 2020 Aug 11. doi: 10.1111/tbj.14016. Epub ahead of print.
    • Editorial
    • Re: Risk-reducing mastectomy: a case series of 124 procedures in Brazilian patients.
    • Goncalves R.
    • Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2020 Aug;182(3):763-764. doi: 10.1007/s10549-020-05742-y. Epub 2020 Jun 13.
    • Letter, Commentary

    Original research:

    Risk-reducing mastectomy: a case series of 124 procedures in Brazilian patients.

    • The DIEP Flap as Well-established Method of Choice for Autologous Breast Reconstruction with a Low Complication Rate - Retrospective Single-centre 10-Year Experience.
    • Munder B, Andree C, Witzel C, Fertsch S, Stambera P, Schulz T, Fleischer O, Hagouan M, Grüter L, Aufmesser B, Staemmler K, Kornetka J, Aldeeri M, Seidenstücker K, Abu-Ghazaleh A, Wolter A.
    • Geburtshilfe Frauenheilkd. 2020 Jun;80(6):628-638. doi: 10.1055/a-1116-2102. Epub 2020 Apr 16.
    • Secondary Angiosarcoma With C-MYC Amplification Following Prophylactic Bilateral Mastectomy and Autologous Breast Reconstruction: Report of a Case and Review of the Literature.
    • Webb C, Partain N, Koduru P, Hwang H, Sarode VR.
    • Int J Surg Pathol. 2020 Jun 18:1066896920930100. doi: 10.1177/1066896920930100. Epub ahead of print.
    • Case report
    • Male bilateral risk-reducing mastectomy: Report of a case.
    • Combi F, Razzaboni E, Toss A, Gambini A, Papi S, Cortesi L, Tazzioli G.
    • Breast J. 2020 Jun 9. doi: 10.1111/tbj.13928. Epub ahead of print.
    • Case report
    • RED BREAST SYNDROME (RBS) ASSOCIATED TO THE USE OF POLYGLYCOLIC MESH IN BREAST RECONSTRUCTION: A CASE REPORT.
    • Mayer, Perez C, Stoppani I.
    • Acta Chir Plast. 2020 Summer;62(1-2):50-52. English.
    • Case report
    • Nouvelle stratégie chirurgicale dans les mastectomies bilatérales prophylactiques avec reconstruction par prothèses chez les patientes présentant une mutation du gène BRCA [New surgical strategy in breast reconstruction with implants for bilateral prophylactic mastectomies with BRCA gene mutation].
    • Deveaux C, Calibre C, Duquennoy-Martinot V, Guerreschi P, Dumont A.
    • Ann Chir Plast Esthet. 2020 May 29:S0294-1260(20)30077-7. French. doi: 10.1016/j.anplas.2020.05.004. Epub ahead of print.
    • [Article in French]
    • Complication rates among women undergoing preventive mastectomy: An Austrian registry.
    • Leser C, Deutschmann C, Dorffner G, Gschwantler-Kaulich D, Castillo DM, Abayev S, Stübler M, Reitsamer R, Singer C.
    • Breast J. 2020 May 25. doi: 10.1111/tbj.13877. Epub ahead of print.
    • Use of bilateral prophylactic nipple-sparing mastectomy in patients with high risk of breast cancer.
    • Valero MG, Moo TA, Muhsen S, Zabor EC, Stempel M, Pusic A, Gemignani ML, Morrow M, Sacchini V.
    • Br J Surg. 2020 May 20. doi: 10.1002/bjs.11616. Epub ahead of print.
    • Risk-reducing mastectomy: a case series of 124 procedures in Brazilian patients.
    • Frasson AL, Lichtenfels M, de Souza AAB, Vollbrecht B, Falcone AB, Frasson MARM, Barbosa F.
    • Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2020 May;181(1):69-75. doi: 10.1007/s10549-020-05582-w. Epub 2020 Mar 25.

    Letter, Commentary:

    Re: Risk-reducing mastectomy: a case series of 124 procedures in Brazilian patients.

    • The Impact of Combined Risk-Reducing Gynecological Surgeries on Outcomes in DIEP Flap and Tissue-Expander Breast Reconstruction.
    • Jayaraman AP, Boyd T, Hampton SN, Haddock NT, Teotia SS.
    • Plast Surg (Oakv). 2020 May;28(2):112-116. doi: 10.1177/2292550320925905. Epub 2020 May 22.
    • Lumbar Flap versus the Gold Standard: Comparison to the DIEP Flap.
    • Opsomer D, Vyncke T, Depypere B, Stillaert F, Blondeel P, Van Landuyt K.
    • Plast Reconstr Surg. 2020 Apr;145(4):706e-714e. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000006681.
    • Bilateral Breast Reconstruction With Profunda Artery Perforator Flaps and Immediate Implant Augmentation.
    • Chu CK, DeFazio M, Largo RD, Ross M.
    • Aesthet Surg J Open Forum. 2020 Jan 14;2(1):ojz036. doi: 10.1093/asjof/ojz036.
    • Prophylactic Mastectomy: Postoperative Skin Flap Thickness Evaluated by MRT, Ultrasound and Clinical Examination.
    • Wiberg R, Andersson MN, Svensson J, Rosén A, Koch F, Björkgren A, Sund M.
    • Ann Surg Oncol. 2020 Jan 6. doi: 10.1245/s10434-019-08157-2. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Geisinger MyCode® detects BRCA2 mutation prior to abdominal panniculectomy allowing for DIEP flap breast reconstruction.
    • Kauffman CA.
    • Case Reports Plast Surg Hand Surg. 2019 Nov 6;6(1):145-147. doi: 10.1080/23320885.2019.1684824. eCollection 2019.
    • Oncological Safety of Lipofilling in Healthy BRCA Carriers After Bilateral Prophylactic Mastectomy: A Case Series.
    • Quoc CH, Dias LPN, Braghiroli OFM, Martella N, Giovinazzo V, Piat JM.
    • Eur J Breast Health. 2019 Oct 1;15(4):217-221. doi: 10.5152/ejbh.2019.5013. eCollection 2019 Oct.
    • Is nipple sparing mastectomy associated with increased complications, readmission and length of stay compared to skin sparing mastectomy?
    • Wang M, Huang J, Chagpar AB.
    • Am J Surg. 2019 Sep 13. pii: S0002-9610(19)31023-2. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2019.09.011. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Use of Mammographic Measurements to Predict Complications After Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy in BRCA Mutation Carriers.
    • Park KU, Weiss A, Rosso K, Yi M, Hunt K, Kuerer H, Hanson SE, Candelaria R, Tevis S, Thompson A.
    • Ann Surg Oncol. 2019 Aug 9. doi: 10.1245/s10434-019-07704-1. [Epub ahead of print]
    • The Importance of Risk-Reducing Prophylactic Mastectomy in Breast Cancer (BRCA) Carriers: A Case Report.
    • Ochaney P, Patel K, Haq F, Reese R, Igel S.
    • Cureus. 2019 Aug 2;11(8):e5311. doi: 10.7759/cureus.5311.
    • Patient-Reported Satisfaction after Prophylactic Operations of the Breast.
    • Keller K, Meisel C, Grübling N, Petzold A, Wimberger P, Kast K.
    • Breast Care (Basel). 2019 Aug;14(4):217-223. doi: 10.1159/000496398. Epub 2019 Feb 15.
    • [A CASE REPORT OF THROMBOTIC THROMBOCYTOPENIC PURPURA (TTP) IN A BREAST CANCER PATIENT].
    • Ben Naftali Y, Duek OS, Ullmann Y.
    • Harefuah. 2019 Aug;158(8):503-505.
    • Case report, [Article in Hebrew]
    • Breast reconstruction after risk-reducing mastectomy in BRCA mutation carriers.
    • Nagura N, Hayashi N, Takei J, Yoshida A, Ochi T, Iwahira Y, Yamauchi H.
    • Breast Cancer. 2019 Jul 10. doi: 10.1007/s12282-019-00995-y. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Residual glandular tissue (RGT) in BRCA1/2 germline mutation carriers with unilateral and bilateral prophylactic mastectomies.
    • Grinstein O, Krug B, Hellmic M, Siedek F, Malter W, Burke C, Schmutzler R, Maintz D, Rhiem K.
    • Surg Oncol. 2019 Jun;29:126-133. doi: 10.1016/j.suronc.2019.04.009. Epub 2019 May 3.
    • Sentinel lymph node biopsy following previous axillary surgery in recurrent breast cancer.
    • Sávolt Á, Cserni G, Lázár G, Maráz R, Kelemen P, Kovács E, Győrffy B, Udvarhelyi N, Vörös A, Ormándi K, Mátrai Z.
    • Eur J Surg Oncol. 2019 May 16. pii: S0748-7983(19)30454-8. doi: 10.1016/j.ejso.2019.05.016. [Epub ahead of print]
    • The Evolution of Breast Implant Infections: Serratia marcescens Is an Emerging Pathogen in Implant-Based Breast Reconstruction.
    • Gui JL, Lin KY.
    • Plast Surg (Oakv). 2019 May;27(2):182-188. doi: 10.1177/2292550319826098. Epub 2019 Feb 21.
    • What The Surgeons Should Know About The Bilateral Prophylactic Mastectomy in BRCA Mutation Carriers.
    • Franceschini G, Masetti R.
    • Eur J Breast Health. 2019 Apr 1;15(2):135-136. doi: 10.5152/ejbh.2019.4651. eCollection 2019 Apr.

    Review:

    Risk-Reducing Options for Women with a Hereditary Breast Cancer Predisposition.

    • Comparison of venous couplers versus hand-sewn technique in free flap breast reconstruction.
    • Dimitropoulos G, Efanov JI, Paek L, Bou-Merhi J, Danino MA.
    • Ann Chir Plast Esthet. 2019 Apr;64(2):150-156. doi: 10.1016/j.anplas.2018.10.002. Epub 2018 Dec 5.
    • Evolving indications and long-term oncological outcomes of risk-reducing bilateral nipple-sparing mastectomy.
    • Grobmyer SR, Pederson HJ, Valente SA, Al-Hilli Z, Radford D, Djohan R, Yetman R, Eng C, Crowe JP.
    • BJS Open. 2018 Nov 26;3(2):169-173. doi: 10.1002/bjs5.50117. eCollection 2019 Apr.
    • Prophylactic Versus Therapeutic Mastectomy: A Contemporary Analysis of the ACS-NSQIP Database.
    • Hendrix RJ, Lee C, Friedrich AK, Rouanet E, Larkin AC, LaFemina J.
    • Clin Breast Cancer. 2019 Jan 31. pii: S1526-8209(19)30050-3. doi: 10.1016/j.clbc.2019.01.008. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Risk-Reducing Mastectomy in BRCA1 and BRCA2 Mutation Carriers: A Complex Discussion.
    • Domchek SM.
    • JAMA. 2019 Jan 1;321(1):27. doi: 10.1001/jama.2018.18942.
    • Review, Commentary
    • Bilateral prophylactic mastectomy in BRCA mutation carriers: what surgeons need to know.
    • Franceschini G, Di Leone A, Terribile D, Sanchez MA, Masetti R.
    • Ann Ital Chir. 2019;90:1-2.
    • Review
    • Surgery for BRCA, TP53 and PALB2: a literature review.
    • Song CV, Teo SH, Taib NA, Yip CH.
    • Ecancermedicalscience. 2018 Aug 29;12:863. doi: 10.3332/ecancer.2018.863. eCollection 2018.
    • Concurrent risk-reduction surgery in patients with increased lifetime risk for breast and ovarian cancer: an analysis of the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (NSQIP) database.
    • Elmi M, Azin A, Elnahas A, McCready DR, Cil TD.
    • Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2018 Aug;171(1):217-223. doi: 10.1007/s10549-018-4818-7. Epub 2018 May 14.
    • Bilateral mastectomies: can a co-surgeon technique offer improvements over the single-surgeon method?
    • Mallory MA, Tarabanis C, Schneider E, Nimbkar S, Golshan M.
    • Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2018 Aug;170(3):641-646. doi: 10.1007/s10549-018-4794-y. Epub 2018 Apr 23.
    • Influences on Satisfaction with Reconstructed Breasts and Intimacy in Younger Women Following Bilateral Prophylactic Mastectomy: a Qualitative Analysis.
    • Glassey R, O'Connor M, Ives A, Saunders C, Hardcastle SJ; kConFab Investigators.
    • Int J Behav Med. 2018 Aug;25(4):390-398. doi: 10.1007/s12529-018-9722-3.
    • Complications, risk factors, and patients-reported outcomes after skin-sparing mastectomy followed by breast reconstruction in women with BRCA mutations.
    • Moberg IO, Schou Bredal I, Schneider MR, Tønseth KA, Schlichting E.
    • J Plast Surg Hand Surg. 2018 Aug;52(4):234-239. doi: 10.1080/2000656X.2018.1470093. Epub 2018 May 9.
    • Long-term outcomes of bilateral direct-to-implant breast reconstruction in women at high breast cancer risk.
    • van Verschuer VMT, Mureau MAM, Heemskerk-Gerritsen BAM, Gadjradj PS, Rogier C, Verhoef C, Gopie JP, Seynaeve C, Koppert LB.
    • J Plast Surg Hand Surg. 2018 Aug;52(4):245-252. doi: 10.1080/2000656X.2018.1476364. Epub 2018 May 28.
    • The Lumbar Artery Perforator Flap in Autologous Breast Reconstruction: Initial Experience with 100 Cases.
    • Opsomer D, Stillaert F, Blondeel P, Van Landuyt K.
    • Plast Reconstr Surg. 2018 Jul;142(1):1e-8e. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000004522.
    • Oncological safety of nipple-sparing prophylactic mastectomy: A review of the literature on 3716 cases.
    • Muller T, Baratte A, Bruant-Rodier C, Bodin F, Mathelin C.
    • Ann Chir Plast Esthet. 2018 Jun;63(3):e6-e13. doi: 10.1016/j.anplas.2017.09.005. Epub 2017 Oct 10.
    • Review
    • Nipple-sparing bilateral prophylactic mastectomy and immediate reconstruction with TiLoop® Bra mesh in BRCA1/2 mutation carriers: A prospective study of long-term and patient reported outcomes using the BREAST-Q.
    • Casella D, Di Taranto G, Marcasciano M, Sordi S, Kothari A, Kovacs T, Lo Torto F, Cigna E, Ribuffo D, Calabrese C.
    • Breast. 2018 Jun;39:8-13. doi: 10.1016/j.breast.2018.02.001. Epub 2018 Feb 18.
    • Nipple-sparing mastectomy in women at high risk of developing breast cancer.
    • Lewis RS, George A, Rusby JE.
    • Gland Surg. 2018 Jun;7(3):325-336. doi: 10.21037/gs.2018.04.01.
    • Risk-reducing mastectomy for the prevention of primary breast cancer.
    • Carbine NE, Lostumbo L, Wallace J, Ko H.
    • Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2018 Apr 5;4:CD002748. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD002748.pub4.
    • Review, Meta-Analysis

    Summary: Women should be aware of their true risk of developing breast cancer and the limitations of current evidence when considering risk-reducing mastectomy. (Cochrane Library)

    • When BRCA Mutations Meet Complications.
    • Clausen AM.
    • Global Health NOW. 2018 Mar 20.
    • Prophylactic mastectomy for BRCA mutation carriers after ovarian cancer treatment: is it beneficial?
    • Kotsopoulos J, Narod SA.
    • Expert Rev Anticancer Ther. 2018 Mar;18(3):199-200. doi: 10.1080/14737140.2018.1424547. Epub 2018 Jan 8.
    • Patient experience with breast reconstruction process following bilateral mastectomy in BRCA mutation carriers.
    • Nurudeen S, Guo H, Chun Y, Coopey S, Barry W, Garber J, Dominici LS.
    • Am J Surg. 2017 Oct;214(4):687-694. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2017.06.017. Epub 2017 Jun 28.
    • Outcomes of Concurrent Breast and Gynecologic Risk Reduction Surgery.
    • Ma IT, Gray RJ, Wasif N, Butler KA, Cornella JL, Magrina JF, Magtibay PM, Casey WJ, Mahabir R, Rebecca AM, Hunt KS, Pockaj BA.
    • Ann Surg Oncol. 2017 Jan;24(1):77-83. doi: 10.1245/s10434-016-5479-6. Epub 2016 Aug 31.
    • Occult Histopathology and Its Predictors in Contralateral and Bilateral Prophylactic Mastectomies.
    • Mattos D, Gfrerer L, Ling IT, Reish RG, Hughes KS, Halpern EF, Cetrulo C, Colwell AS, Winograd JM, Yaremchuk MJ, Austen WG Jr, Liao EC.
    • Ann Surg Oncol. 2016 Mar;23(3):767-75. doi: 10.1245/s10434-015-4896-2. Epub 2015 Nov 17.
    • Risk-reducing, conservative mastectomy-analysis of surgical outcome and quality of life in 272 implant-based reconstructions using TiLoop(®) Bra versus autologous corial flaps.
    • Rezai M, Strauß S, Kimmig R, Kern P.
    • Gland Surg. 2016 Feb;5(1):1-8. doi: 10.3978/j.issn.2227-684X.2015.07.03.
  1. Author
    • Conservative mastectomies for breast cancer and risk-reducing surgery: the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center experience.
    • Manning AT, Sacchini VS.
    • Gland Surg. 2016 Feb;5(1):55-62. doi: 10.3978/j.issn.2227-684X.2015.10.02.
    • Nipple-sparing mastectomy in patients with BRCA1/2 mutations and variants of uncertain significance.
    • Manning AT, Wood C, Eaton A, Stempel M, Capko D, Pusic A, Morrow M, Sacchini V.
    • Br J Surg. 2015 Oct;102(11):1354-9. doi: 10.1002/bjs.9884. Epub 2015 Aug 27.
    • Breast cancer after prophylactic mastectomy (bilateral or contralateral prophylactic mastectomy), a clinical entity: presentation, management, and outcomes.
    • Mutter RW, Frost MH, Hoskin TL, Johnson JL, Hartmann LC, Boughey JC.
    • Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2015 Aug;153(1):183-90. doi: 10.1007/s10549-015-3515-z. Epub 2015 Jul 26.
    • Nipple-sparing mastectomy in BRCA1/2 mutation carriers: an interim analysis and review of the literature.
    • Yao K, Liederbach E, Tang R, Lei L, Czechura T, Sisco M, Howard M, Hulick PJ, Weissman S, Winchester DJ, Coopey SB, Smith BL.
    • Ann Surg Oncol. 2015 Feb;22(2):370-6. doi: 10.1245/s10434-014-3883-3. Epub 2014 Jul 15.
    • Review

    Comment / Editorial

    Safely expanding the use of nipple-sparing mastectomy in BRCA mutation carriers.

    • Use of and mortality after bilateral mastectomy compared with other surgical treatments for breast cancer in California, 1998-2011.
    • Kurian AW, Lichtensztajn DY, Keegan TH, Nelson DO, Clarke CA, Gomez SL.
    • JAMA. 2014 Sep 3;312(9):902-14. doi: 10.1001/jama.2014.10707.

    Editorial, Comment:

    Contralateral prophylactic mastectomy: is it a reasonable option?

    • Risk Assessment, Genetic Counseling, and Genetic Testing for BRCA-Related Cancer in Women: A Systematic Review to Update the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation.
    • Nelson HD, Pappas M, Zakher B, Mitchell JP, Okinaka-Hu L, Fu R.
    • Ann Intern Med. 2014 Feb 18;160(4):255-66.
    • Assessing the Genetic Risk for BRCA-Related Breast or Ovarian Cancer in Women: Recommendations From the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.
    • [No authors listed]
    • Ann Intern Med. 2014 Feb 18;160(4). doi: 10.7326/P14-9008.

    Systematic Review:

    Risk Assessment, Genetic Counseling, and Genetic Testing for BRCA-Related Cancer in Women: A Systematic Review to Update the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation.

    • Risk Assessment, Genetic Counseling, and Genetic Testing for BRCA-Related Cancer in Women: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement.
    • Moyer VA; U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.
    • Ann Intern Med. 2014 Feb 18;160(4):271-81.

    Patient Education Handout:

    Summaries for patients. Assessing the genetic risk for BRCA-related breast or ovarian cancer in women: recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.

    • Summaries for patients. Assessing the genetic risk for BRCA-related breast or ovarian cancer in women: recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.
    • [No authors listed]
    • Ann Intern Med. 2014 Feb 18;160(4):I-16.

    Practice Guideline:

    Risk Assessment, Genetic Counseling, and Genetic Testing for BRCA-Related Cancer in Women: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement.

    • Body image issues after bilateral prophylactic mastectomy with breast reconstruction in healthy women at risk for hereditary breast cancer.
    • Gopie JP, Mureau MA, Seynaeve C, Ter Kuile MM, Menke-Pluymers MB, Timman R, Tibben A.
    • Fam Cancer. 2013 Sep;12(3):479-87. doi: 10.1007/s10689-012-9588-5.
    • Substantial breast cancer risk reduction and potential survival benefit after bilateral mastectomy when compared with surveillance in healthy BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation carriers: a prospective analysis.
    • Heemskerk-Gerritsen BA, Menke-Pluijmers MB, Jager A, Tilanus-Linthorst MM, Koppert LB, Obdeijn IM, van Deurzen CH, Collée JM, Seynaeve C, Hooning MJ.
    • Ann Oncol. 2013 Aug;24(8):2029-35. doi: 10.1093/annonc/mdt134. Epub 2013 Apr 10.
    • Pulmonary embolism after abdominal flap breast reconstruction: prediction and prevention.
    • Enajat M, Damen TH, Geenen A, Timman R, van der Hulst RR, Mureau MA.
    • Plast Reconstr Surg. 2013 Jun;131(6):1213-22. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0b013e31828bd35e.
    • Reducing the risk of nipple necrosis: technical observations in 340 nipple-sparing mastectomies.
    • Stolier AJ, Levine EA.
    • Breast J. 2013 Mar-Apr;19(2):173-9. doi: 10.1111/tbj.12078. Epub 2013 Jan 22.
    • Breast reconstruction with deep inferior epigastric perforator flaps.
    • Cubitt J, Barber Z, Khan AA, Tyler M.
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