A breast is a tissue that covers the chest. Breasts of women are composed of separate specialized tissue that produces milk and fatty tissue. The quantity of fatty tissue determines the size of the breast. Despite the specialized tissue to create milk, a breast also contains blood vessels and lymph nodes.
The breast is susceptible to many benign and malignant conditions. The most common breast diseases are: – Mastitis – Fibrocystic changes of the breast – Fibroadenoma – Hyperplasia of the breast – Intraductal papilloma – Breast cancer (malignant or benign) – Gynecomastia
DISEASES The most common observable symptoms and signs include: – changes in the breast tissue – that is clots – change of the size or shape of one or both breasts – discharge from the nipples – clots or swelling under the armpits – redness and itching on or around the nipple.
The early diagnostics of breast diseases contributes to improved results in the treatment of these diseases. The first review is a source of all information that the doctor should obtain about the patient. Primarily through the anamnesis of the diseases or the specific conditions of the patient’s health.
Depending on the disease, it can be treated non-surgically and surgically. Depending on the pathological process, the surgical treatment can be radical (removal of the breast, removal of the surrounding involved lymph nodes) or less radical tumectomy (removal of the tumor mass only by preserving…)
You will receive medications that will help you sleep and will relieve you pain. – The doctor makes an incision on the breast. – The surgery usually lasts 2-4 hours. – The hospital stay consists of several days, depending on the process of recovery.
AESTHETIC SURGERY OF BREASTS Causes that may lead to surgical reduction or increase of breasts are of both aesthetic and health nature. This includes: 1. Breast reduction 2. Corrective breast surgery with implants. Female patients who have large, heavy and loose breasts and suffer from serious psychophysical burden.
The most important moment in breast reduction is preservation of the vascular pedicle which has a vital role in the nutrition of the nipple. The surgeon makes an incision around the nipple, the incision continues downwards and a shape of an inverted crescent is obtained. The patient is under complete anesthesia, the surgery lasts from 2 to 4 hours.
The patient compulsorily wears the protective band, even after leaving the hospital for maximum 20 days. During this period she should come to regular weekly check-up examinations at her surgeon. An additional step for better rehabilitation of the patient is to avoid any physical activity, to rest and stay calm.