Louise M. de Widt-Levert

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Background. Sentinel lymph node (SN) biopsy will increasingly replace axillary lymph node dissection (ALND) for staging in breast cancer. For daily practice, examination of the SN by serial sectioning (SS) and/or immunohistochemistry (IHC) is being promoted. Use of these techniques may result into stage migration due to the increased detection of(More)
Ultrasound-guided breast-conserving surgery (USS) results in a significant reduction in both margin involvement and excision volumes (COBALT trial). The aim of the present study was to determine whether USS also leads to improvements in cosmetic outcome and patient satisfaction when compared with standard palpation-guided surgery (PGS). A total of 134(More)
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