The volume provides a comprehensive review of the surgical aspects of breast disease from the leaders in their fields. Each chapter offers a discussion of a certain topic or field along with the author's assessment of future directions. The topics range from the surgical management of high risk patients, a well as patients with DCIS and invasive cancer. Chapters include the status of sential lymphadenectomy as well as managment of locally advanced breast cancer, with other topics studying breast surgical training, definition of optimal biopsy methodology, breast reconstruction, chemoprevention, as well as complications of breast surgery and medical/legal issues in breast cancer. This should provide readers with a state-of-the-art discussion of the major surgical issues related to breast disease.
Publisher: IOS Press