Five Methods of Breast Volume Measurement: A Comparative Study of Measurements of Specimen Volume in 30 Mastectomy Cases

@inproceedings{Kayar2011FiveMO,
  title={Five Methods of Breast Volume Measurement: A Comparative Study of Measurements of Specimen Volume in 30 Mastectomy Cases},
  author={Ragip Kayar and Serdar Civelek and Murat Can Cobanoglu and Osman Gungor and Hidayet Catal and M. E. Emiroglu},
  booktitle={Breast cancer : basic and clinical research},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND To compare breast volume measurement techniques in terms of accuracy, convenience, and cost. METHODS Breast volumes of 30 patients who were scheduled to undergo total mastectomy surgery were measured preoperatively by using five different methods (mammography, anatomic [anthropometric], thermoplastic casting, the Archimedes procedure, and the Grossman-Roudner device). Specimen volume after total mastectomy was measured in each patient with the water displacement method (Archimedes… CONTINUE READING
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