Ultrasonography-guided breast-conserving surgery is superior to palpation-guided surgery for palpable breast cancer.

@article{Eggemann2014UltrasonographyguidedBS,
  title={Ultrasonography-guided breast-conserving surgery is superior to palpation-guided surgery for palpable breast cancer.},
  author={Holm Eggemann and Tanja Ignatov and Alexander Beni and Serban Dan Costa and Atanas Ignatov},
  journal={Clinical breast cancer},
  year={2014},
  volume={14 1},
  pages={40-5}
}
INTRODUCTION The aim of this study was to determine the efficacy of ultrasonography (US)-guided excision of palpable breast cancer and to compare it with the standard palpation-guided breast-conserving surgery (BCS). METHODS For this purpose, 335 women with palpable breast cancer who underwent BCS were retrospectively studied. The positive surgical margins and re-excision rates were investigated. RESULTS Of the total cohort, 137 patients were treated with palpation-guided BCS and 198… CONTINUE READING
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