How is the patient positioned for a modified radical mastectomy?

Updated: Jun 18, 2021
  • Author: Nafisa K Kuwajerwala, MD; Chief Editor: Erik D Schraga, MD  more...
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Positioning

Patients are placed in the operating room table in the supine position, with the arm at a 90-degree angle from the body.


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