Breast Surgery Print and enhanced E-Book, A Companion to Specialist Surgical Practice, 4th Edition

Breast Surgery Print and enhanced E-Book

4th Edition A Companion to Specialist Surgical Practice

By J. Michael Dixon, BSc, MB ChB, MD, FRCS, FRCS (Ed), FRCP, Honorary Senior Lecturer, Clinical and Surgical Sciences (Surgery), University of Edinburgh and Consultant Surgeon, Edinburgh Breast Unit, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, UK


? The role of imaging in breast diagnosis including screening and excision of impalpable lesions
? Pathology and biology of breast cancer
? Ductoscopy and the intraductal approach to breast cancer
? Breast-conserving surgery: the balance between good cosmesis and local control
? Techniques of mastectomy ? tips and pitfalls
? Oncoplastic procedures to allow breast conservation and a satisfactory cosmetic outcome
? The axilla: current management including sentinel node and lymphoedema
? Prevention of breast cancer: the genetics of breast cancer and risk-reducing surgery
? Breast reconstruction
? Breast cancer treatments of uncommon diseases
? Treatment of ductal carcinoma in situ
? The role of systemic therapy in patients with operable breast cancer
? Locally advanced breast cancer
? Metastatic disease and palliative care
? Adjuvant radiotherapy in the management of breast cancer
? Psychosocial issues in breast cancer
? Benign breast disease
? Litigation in breast disease
? Index