Ultrasonographically guided vacuum-assisted excision for multiple breast masses: non-randomized comparison with conventional open excision.

@article{Wang2009UltrasonographicallyGV,
  title={Ultrasonographically guided vacuum-assisted excision for multiple breast masses: non-randomized comparison with conventional open excision.},
  author={Wei Wang and Qiang Wang and Qing Cai and Jian Quan Zhang},
  journal={Journal of surgical oncology},
  year={2009},
  volume={100 8},
  pages={675-80}
}
BACKGROUND This study aimed to evaluate the safety, efficacy, and patient acceptance of ultrasonographically guided vacuum-assisted excision (UGVAE) for multiple breast masses. METHODS Ninety-eight patients with low-risk multiple breast masses were non-randomized to either UGVAE or conventional open excision (COE). Clinical data were prospectively collected and analyzed. RESULTS The two groups were similar with age, side predilection, size and number of lesions. Forty-seven patients had… CONTINUE READING

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