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"Radiotherapy for Prevention or Management of Gynecomastia Recurrence: Future Role for General Gynecomastia Patients in Plastic Surgery Given Current Role in Management of High-Risk Prostate Cancer Patients on Anti-Androgenic Therapy"

7 monthes ago   |   By Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery

Purpose: Several technologies and innovative approaches continue to emerge for the optimal management of gynecomastia by plastic surgeons; the present study investigates the role of radiation therapy in this context.Methods: A systematic review was performed to evaluate the utility of radiotherapy for the prevention and treatment of gynecomastia incidence or recurrence by plastic surgeons.Results: Fifteen articles met the inclusion criteria for review. The mean incidence of gynecomastia was 70% in the high-risk population examined representing prostate cancer patients on estrogen or...
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