Atlas of Procedures in Breast Cancer Surgery by Tari A. King, Patrick I. Borgen

By Tari A. King, Patrick I. Borgen

A realistic consultant to the methods inquisitive about surgical procedure for breast melanoma, Atlas of systems in Breast melanoma surgical procedure is a collaboration of practitioners from one of many world's prime melanoma facilities. Designed to offer readers a close review, all of the needful tactics is comprehensively profiled, together with mastectomy, lumpectomy, quadrantectomy, and different remedies. The authors talk about the newest advancements in sentinel lymph node biopsy, refinements to the vintage equipment of excision and of reconstruction, and surgical matters within the male breast melanoma sufferer.

Each method is totally illustrated, step by step and in colour. The accompanying DVD includes dwell surgical pictures with spoken observation. you could overview the systems in full-color pictures after which view six chosen methods on video. the combo of pictures, written textual content, surgical pictures, and spoken remark is likely one of the such a lot reasonable ways to figuring out complicated surgeries on hand with no really scrubbing into the case. via growing the root of this article completely from colour photographs of tangible surgeries, the authors provide a vantage element just like that of the working health care professional.

The atlas presents important info with insurance starting from the main easy precepts serious about making plans and executing a surgical breast biopsy to stylish ideas of breast-conservation remedy, local node biopsy, and breast reconstruction. The bankruptcy authors have, within the final decade, jointly handled greater than 10,000 sufferers with fundamental operable breast melanoma. They current a special standpoint on techniques to the issues surrounding the surgical procedure of the breast melanoma patient-approaches which have been sophisticated time and again over.

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The surgeon may then plan the incision by localizing the involved duct with manual compression; the point at which the greatest amount of discharge is elicited is noted, and the periareolar incision is centered over this area. 3 (a and b). Lacrimal probe. Alternatively, the surgeon may identify the involved quadrant with manual compression, and a lacrimal probe may be placed in the discharging duct. 1 – Lacrimal probe. 4 (a–c). Injection of local anesthesia and incision. With either localizing method, blue dye (b) or lacrimal probe (c), the incision is planned along the involved quadrant, and lidocaine is used to infiltrate the skin around the areola.

Ch05 13/10/04 9:07 am Page 54 54 Breast-conservation therapy Wound closure It is my practice to close the breast tissue in layers whenever possible. This minimizes seroma formation and speeds healing. If complete closure of the defect distorts the appearance of the breast, several techniques may prove useful. The overriding principle is to fill the operative defect with adjacent tissue in such a way as to minimize visible distortion. Wide elevation of skin flaps surrounding the excision site often allows a simple advancement or rotation of adjacent breast tissue into the defect.

Diseases of the Breast, 2nd edn. (Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2000) p. 47. Van Zee KJ, Ortega Perez G, Minnard E, Cohen MA. Preoperative galactography increases the diagnostic yield of major duct excision for nipple discharge. Cancer 1998; 82: 1874–80. ch05 13/10/04 9:06 am Page 39 II Procedures for Treatment of Breast Cancer ch05 13/10/04 9:06 am Page 41 5 Breast-conservation therapy Hiram S Cody III Introduction The role of surgery in the treatment of breast cancer has changed dramatically over the past 40 years.

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