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Yeh, Haoming (author)
During the preoperative planning for breast-conserving surgery, the surgeon makes use of an MRI scan of the breast cancer patient in the prone position to accurately locate the tumour. However, surgery is performed with the patient in the supine position. The surgeon needs to mentally translate the location of the tumour from the prone position...
master thesis 2023
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Azizian Amiri, S. (author), van Berckel, Pieter (author), Dankelman, J. (author), Hendriks, B.H.W. (author)
Distinguishing the diseased breast tissue from the healthy tissue is a sorely challenging task for the surgeons during breast conserving surgery (BCS) as both tissues own relatively similar visual and haptic characteristics. It has been shown that diffused reflectance spectroscopy (DRS) has the potential to be used as a real-time tumor margin...
conference paper 2021
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de Boer, Lisanne L. (author), Kho, Esther (author), Van de Vijver, Koen K. (author), Vranken Peeters, Marie Jeanne T.F.D. (author), van Duijnhoven, Frederieke (author), Hendriks, B.H.W. (author), Sterenborg, Henricus J.C.M. (author), Ruers, Theo J.M. (author)
Background: Although the incidence of positive resection margins in breast-conserving surgery has decreased, both incomplete resection and unnecessary large resections still occur. This is especially the case in the surgical treatment of ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS). Diffuse reflectance spectroscopy (DRS), an optical technology based on...
journal article 2021
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Mollerus, Féline (author)
Among women, breast cancer has the highest incidence rate of all types of cancer worldwide. For 80% of these patients, a treatment option is the surgical procedure known as breast conserving surgery (BCS). Re-excision is required in 10-60% of these patients, as positive margins are encountered post-operatively, showing the need of an intra...
master thesis 2018
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Hukeri, Meghna (author)
Breast cancer is the most prevalent cancer in women with about 1.7 million new cases reported worldwide in 2012. The two main types of surgical treatment for breast cancer are mastectomy and lumpectomy. In mastectomy, the entire affected breast is excised whereas in lumpectomy only the tumor along with a rim of healthy tissue is excised. This...
master thesis 2017
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Adank, M.W. (author)
Every year, 1.7 million woman are diagnosed with breast cancer worldwide. Breast Conserving Surgery (BCS) – where not the whole breast but only the tumour is dissected – is the most common and preferable treatment for these woman. However, 20 to 55% of the patients’ needs a second surgery because of positive margins. A dissected tumour has a...
master thesis 2017
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