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Gland Surgery, being peer-reviewed and open-accessed since its launch in 2012, is now formally indexed by PubMed Central (PMC), a free full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM). All articles of Gland Surgery will be searchable in PMC within one month.
The editorial team of Gland Surgery is attending The 94rd AATS at April, The 50th ASCO at May, The 22nd European Conference on General Thoracic Surgery at June and The 56th ASTRO at September in 2014. Your joining us will be warmly welcomed.
Sentinel lymph node biopsy under local anesthesia in patients with breast cancer
Techniques of SLNB with local anesthesia. A. Xylocaine is injected into the site of incision; B. Sharp dissection with scissors and gentle traction is important; C. Two to 5 ccs of xylocaine infiltration around the SLN is recommended to avoid pain; D. During the surgery, the suture ligation with silk 3-0 or hemoclip is used if there is bleeding.
Breast magnetic resonance imaging: non-mass-like enhancement
Lesions with NMLE should be reconstructed and visualized on multiple views during MRI. Some lesions may present as regional distribution on one view and as segmental distribution on another view; in fact, a segmental distribution is more suggestive of malignancy
Similar findings in both breasts. Scattered cysts of varying size ranging from <0.1 to 0.5 cm in clusters and in isolation with intervening normal breast and fatty parenchyma. A. right breast; B. left breast, showing a large cyst, 1.5 cm in maximal diameter with clear oil-like content.