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Table 3 Cosmetic outcome assessment

From: The axillary flap in oncoplastic resection of breast cancers located in the upper-outer quadrants: a new surgical technique

Cosmetic outcome Self assessed Assessed by surgeon
  Excellent Good Fair Poor Excellent Good Fair Poor
Oncoplastic Breast Surgery (N= 83)
Breast symmetry 25 (30.1%) 48 (57.8%) 10 (12.1%) 0 35 (42.2%) 42 (50.6%) 6 (7.2%) 0
Nac symmetry 32 (38.6%) 49 (59%) 2 (2.4%) 0 40 (48.2%) 38 (45.8%) 5 (6%) 0
Breast shape 39 (47%) 42 (50.6%) 2 (2.4%) 0 40 (48.2%) 39 (47%) 4 (4.8%) 0
Scarring 25 (30.1%) 35 (42.2%) 21 (25.3%) 2 (2.4%) 28 (33.7%) 30 (36.1%) 23 (27.7%) 2 (2.4%)
Overall satisfaction 45 (54.2%) 30 (36.1%) 8 (9.6%) 0 48 (57.8%) 30 (36.1%) 5 (6%) 0
Standard Breast Conserving Surgery (N=85)
Breast symmetry 10 (11.7%) 25 (29.4%) 41 (48.2%) 9 (10.6%) 10 (11.7%) 33 (38.8%) 33 (38.8%) 5 (5.9%)
Nac symmetry 9 (10.6%) 27 (31.8%) 34 (40%) 15 (17.6%) 12 (14.1%) 30 (35.3%) 40 (47.1%) 3 (3.5%)
Breast shape 29 (34.1%) 35 (41.2%) 15 (17.6%) 6 (7.1%) 31 (36.5%) 37 (43.5%) 9 (10.6%) 3 (3.5%)
Scarring 20 (23.5%) 31 (36.5%) 28 (32.9%) 6 (7.1%) 22 (25.9%) 37 (43.5%) 23 (27.1%) 2 (2.3%)
Overall satisfaction 32 (36.6%) 24 (28.2%) 23 (27.1%) 6 (7.1%) 35 (41.2%) 28 (32.9%) 17 (20%) 5 (5.9%)