Tag Archives: Breast Surgery

PREPRINT RELASE: Fine-Needle Aspiration Biopsy and Excision Biopsy of a Cystic Mass in the Right Breast (Male)


Fine-Needle Aspiration Biopsy and Excision Biopsy of a Cystic Mass in the Right Breast (Male)
Romblon Provincial Hospital

Chito Cruz, MD
Perpetual Help Medical Center

Jim Villamin, MD
Makati Medical Center

Dinesh Ranjan, MD
Roseburg, VA Health Care System

Marcus Lester R. Suntay, MD, FPCS, FPSPS, FPALES
Philippine Children’s Medical Center

Jaymie Ang Henry, MD, MPH
Florida Atlantic University, G4 Alliance

In this case, Drs. Cruz, Villamin, Ranjan, and Suntay perform a fine-needle aspiration biopsy and an excision biopsy followed by histological examination, which revealed a benign lesion. This case was filmed in the Philippines, during a surgical mission through the World Surgical Foundation.

PREPRINT RELEASE: Left Lumpectomy with Wireless Seed Localization


Left Lumpectomy with Wireless Seed Localization
Massachusetts General Hospital

Michelle C. Specht, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Harvard Medical School

On screening mammogram, the patient in this case was found to have ductal carcinoma in situ with calcifications and an area of concern measuring around 2.5 cm. In this video, Dr. Specht performs and narrates a left lumpectomy and explains how to use wireless seed localization in order to more accurately excise the affected area and reduce the risk of recurrence.

PREPRINT RELEASE: Lumpectomy with Sentinel Node Biopsy

Lumpectomy with Sentinel Node Biopsy
Massachusetts General Hospital

Barbara Smith, MD, PhD
Professor of Surgery
Harvard Medical School

Dr. Barbara Smith at MGH performs a lumpectomy and sentinel lymph node biopsy on a female patient who had palpable breast cancer. This case was part of a study featuring Lumicell technology, which looks for residual tumor following the lumpectomy with the goal of reducing rates of recurrence.