International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Medical Surgical | India | Volume 8 Issue 2, February 2019


Prospective Study on Efficacy of Mastectomy Flap Quilting Sutures in Reducing Post Modified Radical Mastectomy Seroma Formation

Dr. Ashoka Chakravarthy.D | Dr. Balaji. M. K


Abstract: AIM AND OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY To evaluate the efficacy of Mastectomy Flap Quilting Sutures in Reducing Post Modified Radical Mastectomy Seroma Formation. MATERIALS AND METHODS The size of sample work is 80 cases Patients with odd in-patient no underwent Modified Radical Mastectomy with conventional simple wound closure. Patient with even in-patient no. underwent Modified Radical Mastectomy with obliteration of dead space by Flap fixation. The patients were followed for three weeks in post-operative period, Day 1 drain volume, total drain volume, drain removal day, seroma and wound complication were all recorded. the results of the two groups were compared and analyzed by using Chi-square test. RESULTS The average total drain volume in the post-operative period in group A was 1426ml and 932ml in group B. p value was found to be significant (


Keywords: Modified radical mastectomy, Seroma, Flap fixation


Edition: Volume 8 Issue 2, February 2019,


Pages: 1346 - 1348


How to Cite this Article?

Dr. Ashoka Chakravarthy.D, Dr. Balaji. M. K, "Prospective Study on Efficacy of Mastectomy Flap Quilting Sutures in Reducing Post Modified Radical Mastectomy Seroma Formation", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), Volume 8 Issue 2, February 2019, pp. 1346-1348, https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=ART20195351

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