Comparison of Postoperative Complications of Breast Conserving Surgery Versus Modified Radical Mastectomy in Early Breast Carcinoma

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Comparison of Postoperative Complications of Breast Conserving Surgery Versus Modified Radical Mastectomy in Early Breast Carcinoma


Breast cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer and the leading cause of cancer death in female’s worldwide. Carcinoma of breast is potentially curable disease when treated at early stage. Metastatic breast cancer is essentially incurable disease in spite of the clinical benefits of chemotherapy. Modified radical mastectomy (MRM) or even breast-conserving surgery (BCS) combined with radiotherapy, could achieve local recurrence rates and overall survival rates similar to more invasive approaches. In our study we compared the postoperative complications of BCS and MRM in Early Breast Carcinoma by examininga total of 160 women with stage I and stage II breast carcinoma. We also computed the rate of common complications such as seroma formation and wound infection. This can be helpful in deciding the better technique in terms of less complication rate.


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