Patient is required to stay 3 nights in the hospital
1 to 2 weeks
How It Is Performed
In the modified radical mastectomy; skin, nipple, areola, and lymph nodes of a patient is proceeding to be removed by professionals. Unilateral mastectomy (removing only one breast) or double mastectomy (as a prevention against the hazard of breast cancer) procedure may be carried out according to the case and the decision of the patient.
A recovery period of the modified radical mastectomy will last about a three week, but if breast reconstruction surgery followed by, then the recovery period will last longer. The patients can spend their recovery time at home, surrounded by loved ones.
This content is written and reviewed by our medical content team in August, 2019.