Prediction of cosmetic outcome following conservative breast surgery using breast volume measurements.

@article{Bulstrode2001PredictionOC,
  title={Prediction of cosmetic outcome following conservative breast surgery using breast volume measurements.},
  author={Neil W. Bulstrode and S Shrotria},
  journal={Breast},
  year={2001},
  volume={10 2},
  pages={124-6}
}
This study was undertaken to examine the feasibility of breast volume estimation as a predictor of cosmetic outcome. We looked at the cosmetic result of conservative surgery related to the percentage of breast tissue removed. The breast tissue excised was calculated by comparing the breast volume, calculated from the mammogram, and the specimen volume. A total of 24 patients were recalled to a special clinic and were assessed for their cosmetic result by the clinician, independent observer and… CONTINUE READING

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