Fat Necrosis after Conserving Surgery and Interstitial Brachytherapy and/or External-Beam Irradiation in Women with Breast Cancer

@article{Ott2005FatNA,
  title={Fat Necrosis after Conserving Surgery and Interstitial Brachytherapy and/or External-Beam Irradiation in Women with Breast Cancer},
  author={Oliver Ott and R{\"u}diger Schulz-Wendtland and Wolfgang Uter and Annette B. Pfahlberg and Matthias W. Beckmann and Rolf Sauer and Vratislav Strnad},
  journal={Strahlentherapie und Onkologie},
  year={2005},
  volume={181},
  pages={638-644}
}
To investigate the incidence of fat necrosis, breast tissue fibrosis and breast pain after conserving surgery and accelerated partial-breast irradiation (APBI, group A), whole-breast external-beam irradiation (EBRT, group B), or EBRT combined with an interstitial boost (EBIB, group C) in women with breast cancer. 85 patients who received breast-conserving therapy from 02/2000 to 03/2002 were analyzed. 30 patients received EBRT, 33 patients APBI, and 22 patients EBIB. Median follow-up was 35.5… CONTINUE READING

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