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Journal CME Article: Improving Results in Oncoplastic Surgery

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Oncoplastic surgical techniques have expanded indications for breast conservation and have improved both oncologic and reconstructive outcomes. This article will focus on some of the barriers to adoption and discuss ways to improve safety through streamlining the process, understanding the oncologic concerns, and evaluating unfavorable outcomes that might interfere with the appropriate delivery of breast cancer care.

Learning Objectives
After viewing this course, the participant should be able to:
  1. Describe the risks, benefits, and safety profile of oncoplastic procedures for partial breast reconstruction, and how they compare to breast conservation-therapy alone. 
  2.  Have a working knowledge of oncoplastic techniques and how they are addressed from the multidisciplinary perspective.
  3.  Understand the limitations of oncoplastic techniques and how to avoid unfavorable results.
Albert Losken, MD;  Abhishek Chatterjee, MD, MBA

Plastic and Reconstruction Surgery®Editors:
Rod J. Rohrich, MD
James M. Stuzin, MD
Section Editors: 
Donald H. Lalonde, MD; John YS Kim, MD

Accreditation Information

AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM1.0
Patient Safety Credit: 0.5
Media:Journal Article, video
Release Date: 1/1/2021
Expiration Date: 1/1/2024
Estimated time to complete this course: 1 hour

*Course access ends on course expiration date

Directly provided by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons® (ASPS®)

Accreditation Statement

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement
The ASPS designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Intended Audience
This educational activity is intended for plastic surgery practitioners, residents, and other healthcare professionals interested in translating expanded knowledge into practice for the improvement of patient outcomes in plastic and reconstructive surgery.

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