Oncoplastic breast reconstruction seeks to address partial mastectomy defects in the setting of breast conserving surgery to achieve superior aesthetic outcomes with comparable oncologic safety compared to traditional breast conservation surgery. As such, oncoplastic breast conserving surgery has grown in popularity in recent years. There are several techniques that have been used to displace the volume with the remaining breast tissue or replace it with local soft tissue options, with decision-making guided by patient and tumor characteristics, additional treatment requirements, patient preference and available tissue resources. The purpose of this review is to provide an overview of considerations in oncoplastic breast reconstruction with a focus on techniques and tips to achieve optimal outcomes.
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