Essentials of Breast Surgery: A Volume in the Surgical Foundations Series E-Book

Essentials of Breast Surgery: A Volume in the Surgical Foundations Series E-Book

by Michael S. Sabel MD

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This new volume in the Surgical Foundations series delivers need-to-know, current information in breast surgery in an exceptionally economical and user-friendly format. Coverage encompasses everything from anatomy and physiology, evaluation of breast discussions of breast cancer risk and management of breast cancer, equipping you to face any challenge with confidence. Whether reviewing key material in preparation for a procedure or studying for the boards, this is an invaluable resource in training and practice.
  • Presents coverage that encompasses anatomy and physiology, evaluation of breast symptoms, breast cancer risk, and management of breast cancer to equip you to face any challenge with confidence.
  • Addresses hot topics including gynecomastia, neoadjuvant therapy, management of ductal carcinoma in situ and Paget’s disease, risk assessment and genetic testing, breast MRI, partial breast irradiation, microarray analysis, and targeted therapies...providing you with a current perspective on this fast changing field.
  • Begins each chapter with a bulleted list of key points, and presents crucial facts in boxes, to help facilitate review.
  • Features abundant illustrations, photographs, and tables that clarify complex concepts.
  • Follows a concise, logical, and consistent organization that makes the material easy to review.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780323074643
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 04/23/2009
Series: Surgical Foundations
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 368
File size: 14 MB
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Table of Contents

1 Anatomy and Physiology of the Breast 1

2 Principles of Breast Cancer Screening 19

3 The Breast Mass, Breast Biopsies, and Benign Lesions of the Breast 41

4 Breast Pain and Fibrocystic Disease 67

5 Management of Nipple Discharge 73

6 Infectious and Inflammatory Diseases of the Breast 83

7 Gynecomastia 91

8 Identifying and Managing the High-Risk Patient 101

9 Reading the Pathology Report 123

10 Workup and Staging of the Breast Cancer Patient 133

11 Management of Ductal Carcinoma In Situ and Paget Disease 143

12 Surgical Management of Primary Breast Cancer 157

13 Regional Management of Breast Cancer 179

14 Principles of Breast Reconstruction 209

15 Principles of Radiation Therapy for Primary Breast Cancer 231

16 Principles of Adjuvant Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer 247

17 Principles of Adjuvant Hormonal Therapy 267

18 Neoadjuvant Therapy 279

19 Locally Advanced and Inflammatory Breast Cancer 289

20 Surveillance of the Patient with Breast Cancer after Treatment 297

21 Management of Breast Cancer Recurrence 307

22 Breast Cancer in Special Populations 323

23 Other Tumors of the Breast 335

Subject Index 341

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