Tuesday, May 30, 2006

Grand Rounds Vol II. No. 36
This week at KidneyNotes.

Friday, May 26, 2006

Tales from the Operating Room IX......
Or, when your breast is not your friend. 50-ish year old with a breast mass that has been present "for a few months". Fairly impressive size, as you will soon see. Core biopsy revealed Cystosarcoma phyllodes. Off to the OR:

Here is the tumor. It has replaced the entirety of the left breast.

Fortunately her breast were pedunculated enough to allow for skin closure without a flap or skin graft.

Here it is ex vivo it weighed in at 3,500 grams (almost 7 3/4 pounds). There were veins of 4-5 millimeters draining this thing. The margins were clear and she is doing well.

Tuesday, May 16, 2006

But still time to check out Grand Rounds Vol. II No. 34 at Doc Around the Clock.
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