Translation of mastectomy in Spanish:

mastectomy

mastectomía, n.

Pronunciation /maˈstɛktəmi//mæˈstɛktəmi/

noun

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    mastectomía feminine
    a partial/radical mastectomy una mastectomía parcial/total
    • Reconstruction can be done in the same operation as the mastectomy, and may be more successful if it's done straight away.
    • A proportion of patients who have a mastectomy are advised to undergo radiotherapy to reduce the risk of local recurrence.
    • It may be possible for women who have had a mastectomy to have reconstructive surgery without the use of implants.
    • The authors recommend their large-tissue-section approach for routine handling of all breast excisions and mastectomies.
    • There are sports bras, nursing bras, bras designed to take prosthetic breasts for women who have undergone mastectomies.