In this case the treatment was a simple mastectomy with delayed closure.
What does SM stand for?
SM stands for Simple Mastectomy (surgical procedure)
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- Short Meter (hymnology)
- Shrine Mont (Orkney Springs, VA)
- Shure Microphone
- Shuttle Mission (NASA)
- Siemens Metering AG
- Silhouette Mirage (video game)
- Silly Muffins (viral video service)
- Silver Medal
- Silver Medallion (Delta Sky Miles)
- Simple Machine
Samples in periodicals archive:
Without reconstruction, the majority of patients have a simple mastectomy without an axillary procedure.
13,17,22,23) However, other investigators have recommended modified radical mastectomy, simple mastectomy, or lumpectomy with axillary dissection.
He reported on 432 DCIS patients treated by breast-conserving therapy or simple mastectomy.
Procedures coded as simple mastectomy with a lymph node dissection were recoded as an extended simple mastectomy.