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Complication Rates of Radiation on Tissue Expander and Autologous Tissue Breast Reconstruction
BackgroundTo evaluate risk factors for complications of tissue expander/implant and autologous tissue breast reconstructions and determine if radiation increases complication rates.Materials andExpand
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Measures of Appropriateness and Value for Breast Surgeons and Their Patients: The American Society of Breast Surgeons Choosing Wisely® Initiative
BackgroundCurrent breast cancer care is based on high-level evidence from randomized, controlled trials. Despite these data, there continues to be variability of breast cancer care, includingExpand
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House Staff Quality Council: One Institution's Experience to Integrate Resident Involvement in Patient Care Improvement Initiatives.
BACKGROUND Residents and fellows perform a large portion of the hands-on patient care in tertiary referral centers. As frontline providers, they are well suited to identify quality and patient safetyExpand
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Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy Versus Axillary Lymphadenectomy in Patients Treated with Lumpectomy: An Analysis of Short-Term Outcomes
AbstractBackground Sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB) has been shown to reduce many of the long-term complications associated with a traditional axillary lymph node dissection (ALND); however,Expand
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Benchmarking the American Society of Breast Surgeon Member Performance for More Than a Million Quality Measure-Patient Encounters
BackgroundNine breast cancer quality measures (QM) were selected by the American Society of Breast Surgeons (ASBrS) for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Quality Payment ProgramsExpand
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Select Choices in Benign Breast Disease: An Initiative of the American Society of Breast Surgeons for the American Board of Internal Medicine Choosing Wisely® Campaign
BackgroundUp to 50% of all women encounter benign breast problems. In contrast to breast cancer, high-level evidence is not available to guide treatment. Management is therefore largely based onExpand
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Aligning Professional Development to Continuous Quality Improvement: A Case Study of Los Angeles Unified School District’s Beyond the Bell Branch
We present a case study of a preliminary continuous quality improvement (CQI) system at the Beyond the Bell (BTB) Branch of the Los Angeles Unified School District. Expand
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Extra Dimension Searches at Accelerators
This lecture addresses the following questions: Why search for extra dimensions, what is the motivation for extra dimensional models and what models are being searched for? How are extra dimensionsExpand