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.