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.

手术后的头几天,您将服用轻度麻醉剂,几天后再使用强力泰诺。

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

手术通常在门诊进行。

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

一旦停止服用麻醉性止痛药并且感觉能够开车,您可能会开车。

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

我通常喜欢在全身麻醉下进行的手术。

在术前,您将在手术前与麻醉师会面。您可以安排在手术日期之前通过电话与麻醉师交谈。

55岁以上患者的病史和身体状况,EKG,CBC和代谢状况。甲状腺疾病患者的甲状腺板。

在手术开始前至少6小时或手术前一天晚上午夜之前停止进食和饮水。

请在计划的手术前一个半小时到达。

您可以在我们的网站上获取信息或致电我的办公室以寻求指导。

  • 我需要有人开车送我回家吗?
    是。您将需要一个成年人带您回家,并在手术后24小时与您同住。
  • 安排住院期间可能需要的个人物品
    是的,请在头几天安排帮助驾驶,举重和照料宠物。
  • 安排某人在家里和工作中承担责任
    Yes, you cannot drive yourself home after facelift.
  • 安排某人带你回家医院
    You will need an adult to drive you home and stay with you 24 hours after surgery
  • 安排一个人在手术后的第一天和你在一起
    You can call my office if you have any other questions
  • 如果您有其他疑问,请致电您的医生
    如果您在手术后10天内生病(即使是小病,例如感冒),请通知医生
  • 按照医生的建议停止进食和/或饮水
    手术前24小时请勿喝酒。手术前至少6周不要吸烟。
  • 手术前24小时请勿吸烟或饮酒
  • 确保您拥有医生的联系信息
  • 确保您有访客前往医院/办公室的指示

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

通常在手术结束后一个小时内到达康复室。

如果您健康且没有危险因素,通常就不需要药物来预防血凝块。

您将在手术开始之前立即接受静脉抗生素,如果需要,可以在恢复室接受其他剂量的抗生素。抗生素剂量遵循国家手术部位感染方案。

  • 确保已通过姓名和出生日期确认您的身份
    是。您的驾照或身份(例如OHIP号码)将需要在您的预约和手术中心进行验证。
  • 确保您的程序已被确认
    是的,请在术前预约和手术当天再次检查手术细节。
  • 确保已标出正确的手术部位
    是的,您在术前区域醒着时会被标记。与您的外科医生交流。
  • 确保已标出手术的正确面
  • 确认您可能有的任何过敏和副作用
    Yes. Please also ask any questions if you need them to be clarifying
  • 确保您了解并签署了知情同意书
    请告诉您的外科医生是否可以与您的乘车回家讨论您的手术,或者是否需要致电其他重要人员。

我通常会在恢复室以及在手术后一到两天与您交谈,以解释您的手术情况。

与您的外科医生讨论。

如果您健康且没有危险因素,通常就不需要药物来预防血凝块。

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.

感觉良好且没有恶心后,您可以在手术后立即进食。从软而温和的饮食开始。

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

您需要与负责任的成年人一起阅读说明,并符合所有出院标准。

您将在手术前收到麻醉性止痛药处方。如果需要,您可能会接受静脉止痛药。

告诉医生或护士您喜欢哪个药房。可以通过电子方式发送非麻醉性药物(例如Compazine),但必须打印麻醉性止痛药物并将其手工运送到药房。

是的,您将在手术前和手术后收到避免使用的药物清单。在医生批准之前,请勿服用NSAIDS,布洛芬或阿司匹林。

是的,您的术前预约将对术后指导进行复查。除去初始绷带后,每天两次在切口上涂抹多孢菌素或维生素E。

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

手术后几周,只要患者感觉舒适并且没有任何紧绷/疼痛感即可。应该注意的是,患者在进行任何性行为时都不会将手臂举过头顶。

Patients can return to their normal routine in a week.

通常,您不应在手术后的前48小时内开车。同样,如果您正在服用大量坏死药,则不应开车。我的大多数客户通常在3-4天后开车。

在手术后1-2天看到患者作为随访对象。

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

  • 确保护理人员在护理前后洗手
  • 不要等到剧烈疼痛才需要止痛药
  • 在医护人员离开房间之前,请确保通话按钮触手可及
  • 站起来之前,请坐在床边几分钟,以免头晕
  • 如果您感到虚弱或头晕,请勿在没有帮助的情况下起床
  • 您发烧高于华氏100.4度
  • 您呼吸急促或胸痛
  • 您会发现手术切口周围发红,肿胀,发热或疼痛加剧
  • 您会注意到切口正在分离,或者切口中已感染了分泌物
  • 您的敷料反复被鲜血浸透
  • 您有您现有的止痛药无法控制的疼痛
  • 遵医嘱服用止痛药和其他药物
  • 服用处方止痛药时请勿开车
  • 手术后十天不要泡澡或游泳
  • 保持切口清洁干燥
  • Wear a soft, comfortable bra for support
  • 只要医生建议,就避免剧烈运动和繁重的举动
  • 按照医生的指示恢复正常的日常活动
  • 按照医生的指示恢复性行为

点评与推荐

“阅读Hong博士的一些患者的真实故事以及接受美容治疗后的经历”

评论我
BrightLocal
我们的热门服务