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Medicine - Surgery | Atlas of Breast Cancer Surgery

Atlas of Breast Cancer Surgery

Ahn, Sei Hyun, Son, Byung Ho (Eds.)

2015, Approx. 300 p. 200 illus. in color.

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  • Assists the trainee in learning and mastering a wide variety of surgical procedures
  • Describes tips and tricks and identifies pitfalls
  • Includes numerous high-quality photos and instructive videos
This superbly illustrated atlas, with accompanying videos, depicts step by step the procedures currently used in breast cancer surgery. The coverage is comprehensive, embracing a wide range of techniques employed in excision biopsy, breast-conserving surgery, mastectomy, lymph node surgery, reconstruction, oncoplastic surgery, and endoscopy-assisted surgery. In addition, approaches appropriate in patients with locoregional recurrence or metastasis are documented. Great care has been taken to present procedures clearly and precisely, enabling the surgical trainee easily to learn all aspects. Tips and tricks are highlighted, and pitfalls identified. The atlas reflects the progress that has been made in developing new and refining established techniques in recent years. It will be an excellent guide for novices to the field and an ideal reference for more experienced surgeons.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Breast cancer - Breast conserving surgery - Mastectomy - Oncoplastic surgery - Reconstruction - Sentinel node biopsy

Related subjects » Oncology & Hematology - Surgery

Table of contents 

Section I. Excision biopsy.- Excision for palpable lesion.- Localization biopsy for nonpalpable lesion.- Localization biopsy for microcalcifications.- Vacuum-assisted biopsy, stereotactic biopsy.- Section II. Breast conserving surgery.- Lumpectomy.- Quadrantectomy.- Central lumpectomy.- Section III. Mastectomy.- Total mastectomy.- Modified Radical Mastectomy.- Skin-sparing or nipple-sparing mastectomy.- Section IV. Lymph node surgery.- Sentinel node biopsy.- Axillary lymph node dissection.- Axillary Reverse Mapping.- IMLN biopsy.- SCLND.- Section V. Reconstruction.- (1) Immediate reconstruction after mastectomy.- TRAM.- LD.- Implant.- Others.- (2) Local flap or skin graft after mastectomy for advanced breast cancer.- (3) Partial reconstruction after breast conserving surgery.- Section VI. Oncoplastic surgery.- Section VII. Endoscopy-assisted surgery.- Section VIII. Surgery for locoregional recurrence.- (1) local recur after mastectomy.- Wide excision.- Radical mastectomy.- (2) local recur after breast conserving surgery.- Wide excision.- Completion mastectomy.- (2) regional recur.- IML resection.- Section VIIII Surgery for metastatic lesions.- Lung.- Liver.- Brain.- Bone.

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