A.Kh. Ismagilov1,2, I.F. Kamaletdinov1,2
1Kazan State Medical Academy ― Branch Campus of the FSBEI FPE RMACPE MOH Russia, Kazan
2Tatarstan Саnсеr Center, Kazan
Kamaletdinov Ilnur Faritovich ― postgraduate student of oncology, radiology and palliative care medicine department of Kazan State Medical Academy ― Branch Campus of the FSBEI FPE RMACPE MOH Russia
11 Mushtari Str., Kazan, Russian Federation, 420012, tel. +7-927-035-45-55, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Abstract. Quality of life is a subjective assessment of the patient and depends on the degree of his satisfaction with the results of the therapy. Breast reconstruction involves only the impact on the aesthetic component of the breast, which in turn depends on the quality of recovery of all its structural elements. The inframammary fold is one of the main anatomical elements that determine the shape of the breast. That is why the technical features of various methods reconstruction the fold affect the final aesthetic result of the reconstructive surgery. That is why this article considers a comparative evaluation of the quality of life and satisfaction with the reconstructed breast, during the two-stage breast reconstruction with different fold creation techniques.
Key words: quality of life, inframammary fold, breast reconstruction, inframammary fold reconstruction.