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Specimen Orientation in Breast Conserving Surgery: An Argument for using Specimen Kits

Breast cancer becoming a major threat now a day. About 45,000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer in the UK each year and about 60% have breast conserving surgery. The rate of re-excision rates following breast conserving surgery varies between 12% to 30%across the UK. The use of margin status and re-excision rate as a measure of quality is controversial. Specimen orientation kits are important as they can influence the re-excision rates. Here in this study, there is used a new specimen orientation kit called 'Klin tray' and assessed its impact on margins and re-excision rate.

Author(s): Fahad Mujtaba Iqbal, Habib Tafazal, Fathi Salem, Raghavan Vidya

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