FAQ: Breast Lumpectomy

If you have a breast tumor in your breast that needs to be removed

It will remove the tumor in the breast to stop the cancer cells from spreading to the whole breast and thus avoiding the need for a mastectomy

Nonsurgical options could be chemotherapy and other forms of radiation therapy, however these are usually are in combination with the surgery

There is mastectomy, but this is only when the patient has no other choice

The sooner we are able to identity and remove the tumor, the greater chance you will have in preventing or stopping the spread of the tumor

Patients may do radiation therapy or chemotherapy without the surgery but it may be harder to manage and predict the growth of the tumor

Delaying of the procedure could increase the risk of further spreading of the tumor

The goal of the surgery is to remove all traces of cancer cells currently present in the breast

It can improve your survival by removing the tumor before it gets any larger and starts to spread to other locations

The surgery should help you feel as if you have more control of managing the growth of the tumor by removing it and thus avoiding the chance of the tumor spreading

It is best for you to do so to understand the severity of your condition and to have a better idea of the outcome by taking into account your genetic background

The risks and complications are similar to other aesthetic surgery. They include local such as hypertrophic scar and or keloid, asymmetry, skin ischemia and loss and hematoma this is more common in smoker. The systemic complications include blood clot and PE and other anesthesia risks. In healthy patients in the hands of board certified Plastic Surgeons, the complication rates are in fact not very high.

This surgery is usually performed by a general surgeon

We will learn whether the removal of the tumor will be the only treatment you need in order to be cancer-free or if the cancer will reoccur again and continue to grow

This will depend on the stage and severity of the breast cancer. In more serious cases, you will need to remove more than a couple of lymph nodes

The pathology usually takes about 2 weeks to come back.

This surgery is usually done in conjunction with radiation therapy.

This will depend on the stage and severity of the breast cancer. You can further discuss this with me during consultation

This will depend on the stage and severity of the breast cancer. You can further discuss this with me in more detail during consultation

Breast reconstruction can be done if you experience any asymmetry in both breast. You may either correct this by obtaining fat tissue from a donor site or have implant placement

A small incision is usually made above the nipple, however this will depend on the size of the tumor

Blood transfusions are rare for lumpectomy

You will have increase sensitivity to the operated area, experience itchiness and have some discomfort

The pain is usually mild in the first few days to one to two weeks. Mild narcotic or even plain Tylenol may be enough for average patients.

You will be given mild narcotic during the first few days after surgery follow by extra strength Tylenol after a few days.

If there may be a lot of drainage after the procedure, a small drain may be placed until all of the excess fluid is finished draining out.

The scar will be thin but visible where the incision was made to remove the tumor

The surgery is usually performed as an outpatient.

You can contact me directly at my office and keep in touch with your family doctor for any general questions you may have. Your files will be shared among your care providers with details of how your surgery went

You can usually return to your normal routine within a week but it is advised that you avoid any physically demanding activities and heavy lifting

마약 진통제 복용을 중단하고 운전할 수 있다고 느끼면 운전할 수 있습니다.

You can usually return to work within a week. If your job is very physical than it may take a little longer.

I usually like the procedure to be done under general anesthesia.

You will meet with the anesthesiologist prior to the surgery in the preoperative area. You may arrange to speak to an anesthesiologist by telephone prior to your surgery date.

History and physical, EKG, CBC, and metabolic panel for patients over 55 years of age. Thyroid panel for patients with thyroid disorders.

수술 시작 최소 6 시간 전 또는 수술 전날 밤 자정까지는 식사를 중단하십시오.

예정된 수술 1 시간 30 분 전에 도착하십시오.

당신은 우리의 웹 사이트에 정보를 얻거나 지시를 내 사무실에 전화 할 수 있습니다.

  • 병원에서 집으로 데려다 줄 사람이 필요합니까?
    예. 집으로 운전하고 수술 후 24 시간 동안 머 무르려면 성인이 필요합니다.
  • 입원 기간 동안 필요할 수있는 개인 용품 준비
    그렇습니다. 처음 며칠 동안 운전, 무거운 짐을 키우고 애완 동물을 돌보는 데 도움을주십시오.
  • 집과 직장에서 누군가가 책임을 돌 보도록 준비하십시오
    Yes, you cannot drive yourself home after facelift.
  • 누군가가 병원에서 집으로 데려다 줄 수 있도록 준비하십시오
    You will need an adult to drive you home and stay with you 24 hours after surgery
  • 수술 후 첫날 밤 누군가와 함께있을 수 있도록 준비하십시오
    You can call my office if you have any other questions
  • 다른 질문이 있으면 의사에게 연락하십시오
    수술 후 10 일 이내에 아프면 의사에게 알리십시오 (감기와 같은 경미한 질병도)
  • 의사의 조언에 따라 식사 및 / 또는 음주를 중단하십시오
    수술 24 시간 전에 술을 마시지 마십시오. 수술하기 최소 6 주 전에 담배를 피우지 마십시오.
  • 수술 24 시간 전에 담배를 피우거나 술을 마시지 마십시오.
  • 의사의 연락처 정보가 있는지 확인하십시오
  • 방문객을 위해 병원 / 사무실로가는 지시 사항이 있는지 확인하십시오

Patients usually wake up 10 minutes after the surgery is completed.

일반적으로 수술실에서 1 시간 이내에 회복실에서.

If you are healthy and has no risk factors, medication to prevent blood clots are usually not necessary.

You will receive IV antibiotic immediately prior to surgery start and additional doses if needed in the recovery room. The antibiotic dosing follows the national surgical site infection protocol.

  • 이름과 생년월일로 신원이 확인되었는지 확인하십시오.
    Yes. Your driver’s license or identity such as OHIP number will need to be verified at your appointment and at the surgery center.
  • 절차가 확인되었는지 확인하십시오
    예, 수술 전 약속과 수술 당일에 수술 세부 사항을 검토하십시오.
  • 수술 부위가 정확한지 확인하십시오
    예, 수술 전 영역에서 깨어있는 동안 표시됩니다. 외과의와 의사 소통하십시오.
  • Make sure the correct side of your surgery has been marked
  • 알레르기 및 부작용 확인
    Yes. Please also ask any questions if you need them to be clarifying
  • 사전 동의 양식을 이해하고 서명했는지 확인하십시오
    집으로 돌아가서 수술에 대해 논의 할 수 있는지 또는 중요한 다른 사람에게 전화해야하는지 의사에게 알려주십시오.

나는 보통 수술 후 방문에서 수술 후 1-2 일과 함께 회복실에서 환자와 대화하여 수술 방법을 설명합니다.

외과 의사와상의하십시오.

항생제는 수술 후 48 시간 이내에 중단됩니다.

If you are healthy and has no risk factors, medication to prevent blood clots are usually not necessary.

If there may be a lot of drainage after the procedure, the drain is kept until all of the excess fluid is finished draining out.

You may eat and drink after surgery as soon as you feel well and not nauseated. Start with a soft, bland diet.

This is usually an outpatient procedure and you may leave as soon as you woken up and are ready to go

You need to have instructions reviewed with a responsible adult and meet all discharge criteria.

수술 전에 채우는 마약 진통제 처방약을 받게됩니다. 필요한 경우 IV 진통제를받을 수 있습니다.

원하는 약국을 의사 나 간호사에게 알리십시오. Compazine과 같은 비 마약 약물은 전자식으로 보낼 수 있지만 마약 성 진통제는 인쇄하여 약국에 직접 전달해야합니다.

예, 수술 전과 수술 후 피해야 할 약 목록을 받게됩니다. 의사가 승인 할 때까지 NSAIDS, 이부프로펜 또는 아스피린을 복용하지 마십시오.

예, 수술 전 지침에서 수술 후 지침을 검토합니다. 초기 붕대를 제거한 후, 폴리스 포린 또는 비타민 E를 매일 두 번 절개 부위에 바르십시오.

After 3-7 days into recovery, it is encouraged that you start on stretching and breathing exercises.

A couple of weeks after surgery, as long as the patient feels comfortable and doesn’t experience any tightness/soreness. It should be noted that the patient does not raise her arm above her head during any sexual activity.

Patients can return to their normal routine in a week.

In general, you should not drive the first 48 hours after surgery. Also if you are taking heavy necrotic, one should not be driving. Most of my clients are usually driving after 3 to 4 days.

Patients are seen 1-2 days after their surgery as a follow up appointment.

Most of the sutures used are dissolvable and thus are not needed to be removed

  • Make sure your care providers wash their hands before and after your care
  • Do not wait until your pain is severe before you ask for pain medication
  • Make sure the call button is within reach before medical staff leave the room
  • Sit on the edge of the bed for a few minutes before you stand up to prevent getting dizzy
  • Do not get out of bed without help if you feel weak or dizzy
  • 화씨 100.4도 이상의 열이 있습니다.
  • 숨가쁨 또는 흉통이 있음
  • 수술 절개 부위의 발적, 부기, 따뜻함 또는 통증이 증가한 것을 알 수 있습니다
  • 절개가 분리되거나 절개에서 퇴원에 감염된 것을 알 수 있습니다.
  • 드레싱이 반복적으로 피에 스며 들었습니다.
  • 기존 진통제가 통제 할 수없는 통증이 있습니다
  • 처방 된대로 통증 및 기타 약물 복용
  • 처방전 진통제 복용시 운전하지 마십시오
  • 수술 후 10 일 동안 목욕하거나 몸을 담그지 마십시오.
  • Keep your incision clean and dry
  • Wear a soft, comfortable bra for support
  • 의사가 조언하는 한 격렬한 운동과 무거운 짐을 피하십시오
  • Follow your doctor’s instructions on resuming normal daily activities
  • Follow your doctor’s instructions on resuming sexual activity

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