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Thilo Hackert, Stefan Fritz, Miriam Klauss, Frank Bergmann, Ulf Hinz, Oliver Strobel, Lutz Schneider, Markus W Büchler
OBJECTIVE: The 2012 international consensus guidelines for the management of intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms (IPMN) recommend surgical treatment in main-duct IPMN patients with a main pancreatic duct (MPD) diameter of ≥10 mm. Aim of the present study was to analyze cancer risk in patients with an MPD diameter of less than 10 mm. METHODS: All consecutive patients (prospective data protocol) with histological proof of IPMN who underwent surgery between January 2004 and December 2013 were included in the study...
November 2015: Annals of Surgery
Raquel F D van la Parra, Johannes H W de Wilt, Suzanne J J Mol, Andries H Mulder, Wilfred K de Roos, Koop Bosscha
The Z0011 trial demonstrated no difference in overall survival (OS) and locoregional recurrence in breast cancer patients with a positive sentinel lymph node (SLN) randomized to axillary lymph node dissection (ALND) or no further surgery. The aim of this study was to evaluate locoregional recurrence in a nonrandomized group of SLN positive patients, in whom cALND was not performed, that were retrospectively categorized by the Z0011 eligibility criteria. From two hospital breast cancer databases consisting of 656 consecutive SLN positive breast cancer patients, 88 patients, who did not undergo cALND, were identified...
November 2015: Breast Journal
Holm Eggemann, Serban Dan Costa, Atanas Ignatov
PURPOSE: To determine the efficacy of ultrasound (US)-guided excision of nonpalpable breast cancer and compare it to standard wire-guided breast-conserving surgery (BCS). METHODS: One hundred fifty-eight women with nonpalpable breast cancer who underwent BCS were retrospectively studied. Positive surgical margins and reexcision rates were investigated. RESULTS: Of the total cohort, 68 patients were treated with wire-guided and 90 with US-guided tumor excision...
February 2016: Clinical Breast Cancer
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