Breast plastic surgery
+48 22 654 90 60
+48 22 654 90 60
Prophylactic mastectomy is intended for patients with high and very high risk of breast cancer who meet at least one of the following criteria:
- BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation confirmed by a genetic test
- positive family history:
(a) two cases of breast cancer in first-degree relatives who are 50 years of age or less, or three cases in relatives of any age
(b) bilateral breast cancer in first-degree relatives (simultaneous or non-simultaneous, synchronous / metachronous)
(c) breast and ovarian cancer in first-degree relatives
(d) positive coarse-needle biopsy for proliferative breast disease with atypia
Breast reconstruction surgery after breast removal can be performed after about a year
Complications can occur after any surgical operation. One of the more common adverse events after mastectomy is lymphoedema.
The operation is carried out for medical purposes. It is carried out under sterile conditions by specialist doctors after prior examination and consultation with your attending doctor.
The National Health Fund finances breast amputations in hospitals with oncological or plastic surgery departments. Our hospital offers commercial services only.
Once you've received consent of your attending oncologist.
Prophylactic mastectomy is for patients at high and very high risk of breast cancer.
It all depends on your body and how it recovers, but you will be administered painkillers, if necessary.
|Procedure duration||ca. 120-180 minutes|
|Required lab tests||blood group, complete blood count, ESR, clotting screen (APTT and INR), creatinine, glucose level, electrolytes (Na, K), urine test, hepatitis B vaccine, ECG, breast ultrasound, BRCA1|
|Type of anaesthesia||general|
|Length of stay||24 hours|
|Convalescence||ca. 14 days|
|Suture removal||on day 8 to 10|
|Dressing change||on day 3 to 10|
|Contraindications||bleeding diathesis, coagulation disorders, unregulated high blood pressure, unregulated diabetes, purulent infection of the skin and mucous membranes, pregnancy|
|Treatment:||Price from:||Price to:|
|1||Consultation||250 PLN||500 PLN|