Axillary dissection in primary breast cancer: variations of the surgical technique and influence on morbidity

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Lymphedema of the arm is the most common and impairing complication after breast cancer surgery with axillary lymph node dissection (ALND). Our prospective study evaluated the effect of two different surgical techniques for ALND on postoperative morbidity. Patients were scheduled to undergo ALND. Patients in group 1 (n = 17) underwent the most common and… (More)
DOI: 10.2147/CMAR.S30207

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@inproceedings{Wojcinski2012AxillaryDI, title={Axillary dissection in primary breast cancer: variations of the surgical technique and influence on morbidity}, author={Sebastian Wojcinski and Sirin Nuengsri and Peter Hillemanns and Werner Schmidt and Mustafa Deryal and Kubilay Ertan and Friedrich Degenhardt}, booktitle={Cancer management and research}, year={2012} }