Review Article

Breast Conservation Surgery: State of the Art

Figure 5

(a) This patient had previously undergone wide local excision and adjuvant radiotherapy for a cancer located in the lower inner quadrant of the left breast. The resulting defect causes significant distortion to the breast shape and nipple deviation toward the midline. (b) An omental flap was harvested laparoscopically in order to partially reconstruct the breast, achieving a high degree of symmetry with the contralateral breast.