Breast Conservation Surgery (Surgical Biopsy, Lumpectomy, Nipple Exploration, Partial Mastectomy)

  • Lee G. WilkeEmail author
  • Jennifer G. Steiman


Breast conservation surgery for a benign or malignant breast lesion remains the cornerstone operation for the oncologic and general surgeon. Localization of non palpable lesions is performed with either a wire or radioactive seed but intraoperative ultrasound can be utilized for those with training to employ this approach. Oncoplastic techniques are becoming increasingly popular for excision of a breast malignancy.


Lumpectomy Partial mastectomy Oncoplastic Localization 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of SurgeryUniversity of Wisconsin Hospital and ClinicsMadisonUSA
  2. 2.Department of SurgeryUniversity of WisconsinMadisonUSA

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