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Among the probe's multiple advantages are intraoperative detection of positive resection margins in breast conservation surgery and the quantification of dozens of measurement points within minutes, along with simple operation supporting current breast surgical workflow," says Solanki.
Quality of Life After Breast Conservation or Mastectomy: A Systematic Review.
When MarginProbe is not used, about one in four patients undergoing breast conservation surgery requires a second operation for re-excision in order to successfully obtain negative margins.
I believe SAVI SCOUT will allow us to safely and effectively refine the process of breast conservation surgery while increasing patient satisfaction.
When used for local control and - or - potential cure of breast cancer, it provided safe and effective breast conservation.
Despite the aggressive nature [of these tumors], our hypothesis was that breast conservation therapy [might be a] viable option for some patients," Dr.
The radiation boost was previously "recommended for all women having breast conservation therapy.
This study from the Institute of Oncology, Milan reports a retrospective series of patients who had breast conservation surgery between 1997 and 2002.
SAVI delivers accelerated partial breast irradiation APBI as part of breast conservation therapy (BCT).
System at the Time of Breast Conservation Surgery for Early-Stage Breast Cancer") trial evaluating the Xoft System for the treatment of early stage breast cancer will be presented at the American Brachytherapy Society (ABS) Annual Meeting, April 9-11, in Orlando, FL.
The study specifically focused on patients with tumours that were [less than or equal to] 2 cm (n=319) who either had a mastectomy (n=55) or breast conservation therapy (n=264).
Clinical management was changed in 31 of the 40 women: 20 underwent more extensive surgery, 8 were converted from breast conservation to mastectomy, and 3 were given additional neoadjuvant chemotherapy.

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