01 Anatomy and physiology of the breast
02 Assessment of the patient, breast and common clinical presentations
03 Benign breast conditions
04 Pathology of breast cancer
05 Epidemiology, genetics and prevention of breast cancer
06 Breast screening
07 Breast conserving surgery: balance between cosmesis and local control
08 Oncoplastic procedures to increase options for breast conserving surgery
10 Management of the axilla in breast cancer
11 Lymphoedema following breast cancer treatment
12 Uncommon presentations of cancer affecting the breast
13 Management of women at risk including risk reducing mastectomy
14 Breast reconstruction
15 Ductal carcinoma in situ
16 Adjuvant systemic therapy for breast cancer
17 Neoadjuvant therapy and surgical issues following neoadjuvant therapy for breast cancer
18 Adjuvant radiotherapy for breast cancer
19 Locally advanced breast cancer
20 Metastatic breast cancer
21 Psychosocial issues in breast disease
22 Management of common breast emergencies and complications
Breast Surgery meets the needs of surgeons in higher training and practising consultants for a contemporary and evidence-based account of this sub-specialty that is relevant to their general surgical practice. It is a practical reference source incorporating the most current information on recent developments, management issues and operative procedures. The text is thoroughly referenced and supported by evidence-based recommendations wherever possible, distinguishing between strong evidence to support a conclusion, and evidence suggesting that a recommendation can be reached on the balance of probabilities.
This is a title in the Companion to Specialist Surgical Practice series whose six volumes are an established and highly regarded source of information for trainee and specialist general surgeons.
- The Companion to Specialist Surgical Practice series provides a current and concise summary of the key topics within the major sub-specialties of general surgery.
- Each volume highlights evidence-based practice both in the text and within the extensive list of references at the end of every chapter.
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- © Elsevier 2019
- 2nd July 2018
- Hardcover ISBN:
Consultant Surgeon and Senior Lecturer in Surgery, Edinburgh Breast Unit, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, UK
Consultant Surgeon and Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh; St John's Hospital, Livingston, UK