Marianne Pinotti

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BACKGROUND We evaluated the risks and benefits of nipple-sparing mastectomy in a multiinstitutional experience in the settings of risk-reducing surgery and breast cancer treatment. STUDY DESIGN We analyzed data on 123 patients who had undergone nipple-sparing mastectomy with breast reconstruction for prophylaxis (n=55), treatment of breast cancer (n=41),(More)
AIM A study was carried out to determine whether local recurrence after quadrantectomy, axillary dissection and radiotherapy (QUART) affects the oncologic prognosis of patients with early infiltrating breast carcinoma. METHODS A total of 149 patients were submitted to QUART between 1981 and 1990 and followed by an average period of 120.9 months (range,(More)
AIMS AND BACKGROUND Local recurrences in patients submitted to conservative breast treatment for early infiltrating breast carcinomas occur in 5-10% of the cases and are caused mainly by inadequate local resection and remaining residual malignant tissue. The present study was carried out to analyze the effect of intraoperative evaluation of surgical margins(More)
CONTEXT AND OBJECTIVE Breast cancer screening programs are critical for early detection of breast cancer. Early detection is essential for diagnosing, treating and possibly curing breast cancer. Since there are no data on the incidence of breast cancer, nationally or regionally in Brazil, our aim was to assess women by means of mammography, to determine the(More)
BACKGROUND Although reduction mammaplasty (RM) is a well-described technique for cosmetic objectives, there are few reports regarding its bilateral application combined with oncologic breast surgery in patients with breast cancer. The purpose of this study is to analyze the role of RM in the contralateral breast (CB) synchronous cancer (SBC) incidence, the(More)
Spontaneous perforation of the colon without obstruction is related to intestinal and extra intestinal diseases, mainly gynecological procedures. Its etiology is unknown, and there are many theories. Because of its diagnosis peculiarities, as well as its rarity, and mainly the severity of the disease, the authors describe three cases, relating the necessity(More)
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