Local recurrence after partial mastectomy: Relation to initial surgical margins
The American Journal of Surgery, 03/22/2011McCahill LE et al.
The authors report lower LR (local recurrence) rates than traditionally reported. The surgical practice of re–excision to achieve margins of 1 to 5 mm needs closer scrutiny because it may have no impact on LR.
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