Are there differences in the success rates of skin sparing mastectomies when compared to regular mastectomies?

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DrAttai (Physician - Surgery - Breast (Verified) ) - 08 / 12 / 2012

A properly performed skin sparing and even nipple sparing mastectomy does not lead to an increased risk of breast cancer returning. There may be a slightly higher rate of healing complications such as skin necrosis or nipple necrosis. Choosing a breast and reconstructive surgeon experienced in this technique is important.
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