Predictors of complications after direct‐to‐implant breast reconstruction with an acellular dermal matrix from a multicentre randomized clinical trial. BJS 2018; 105: 1305-1312.
Authors: V. L. Negenborn, R. E. G. Dikmans, M. B. Bouman, H. A. H. Winters, J. W. R. Twisk, P. Q. Ruhé et al.
Notes: Not good for the large breast
Population‐based study of the sensitivity of axillary ultrasound imaging in the preoperative staging of node‐positive invasive lobular carcinoma of the breast. BJS 2018; 105: 987-995.
Authors: E. Morrow, A. Lannigan, J. Doughty, J. Litherland, J. Mansell, S. Stallard et al.
Notes: Less sensitive in lobular carcinoma
Meta‐analysis of neoadjuvant therapy and its impact in facilitating breast conservation in operable breast cancer. BJS 2018; 105: 469-481.
Authors: A. Karakatsanis, M. K. Tasoulis, F. Wärnberg, G. Nilsson, F. MacNeill
Notes: Still unnecessary mastectomies
Baseline factors predicting a response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy with implications for non‐surgical management of triple‐negative breast cancer. BJS 2018; 105: 535-543.
Authors: R. F. D. van la Parra, A. B. Tadros, C. M. Checka, G. M. Rauch, A. Lucci, B. D. Smith et al.
Notes: Ductal carcinoma in situ and microcalcification important
Impact of specialist management on survival from radiation‐associated angiosarcoma of the breast. BJS 2018; 105: 401-409.
Authors: L. Feinberg, A. Srinivasan, J. K. Singh, M. Parry, J. Stevenson, L. Jeys et al.
Notes: Improves outcomes
Authors: M. A. Stammes, S. L. Bugby, T. Porta, K. Pierzchalski, T. Devling, C. Otto et al.
Notes: Visible results
Authors: P. McAnena, A. Lowery, M. J. Kerin
Notes: Promising technology
MiR‐128 regulation of glucose metabolism and cell proliferation in triple‐negative breast cancer. BJS 2018; 105: 75-85.
Authors: M. Xiao, C. Lou, H. Xiao, Y. Yang, X. Cai, C. Li et al.
Notes: New molecular target?
International validation of the European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer QLQ‐BRECON23 quality‐of‐life questionnaire for women undergoing breast reconstruction. BJS 2018; 105: 209-222.
Authors: Z. E. Winters, M. Afzal, C. Rutherford, B. Holzner, G. Rumpold, R. A. da Costa Vieira et al.
Notes: Useful tool
Axillary tumour burden in women with a fine‐needle aspiration/core biopsy‐proven positive node on ultrasonography compared to women with a positive sentinel node. BJS 2017; 104: 1811-1815.
Authors: P. Lloyd, E. Theophilidou, R. G. Newcombe, L. Pugh, A. Goyal
Notes: Axillary ultrasound can detect low‐volume metastases
Superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles as the sole method for sentinel node biopsy detection in patients with breast cancer. BJS 2017; 104: 1675-1685.
Authors: A. Karakatsanis, K. Daskalakis, P. Stålberg, H. Olofsson, Y. Andersson, S. Eriksson et al.
Notes: Simplifies logistics
Risk of death from breast cancer after treatment for ductal carcinoma in situ. BJS 2017; 104: 1506-1513.
Authors: C. Wadsten, H. Garmo, I. Fredriksson, M. Sund, F. Wärnberg
Notes: Rare, but worse for large tumours and uncertain margins
Improved prognosis of young patients with breast cancer undergoing breast‐conserving surgery. BJS 2017; 104: 1802-1810.
Authors: E. Botteri, P. Veronesi, J. Vila, N. Rotmensz, V. Galimberti, M. V. Thomazini et al.
Notes: Molecular subtype matters most
Authors: R. N. Pedersen, K. Bhaskaran, U. Heide‐Jørgensen, M. Nørgaard, P. M. Christiansen, N. Kroman et al.
Notes: No correlation
Nomograms for preoperative prediction of axillary nodal status in breast cancer. BJS 2017; 104: 1494-1505.
Authors: L. Dihge, P.‐O. Bendahl, L. Rydén
Notes: Defines need for staging?
Authors: R. V. Dave, R. Millican‐Slater, D. Dodwell, K. Horgan, N. Sharma
Notes: Mid‐neoadjuvant chemotherapy MRI useful
Combined PET–CT and axillary lymph node marking with radioactive iodine seeds (MARI procedure) for tailored axillary treatment in node‐positive breast cancer after neoadjuvant therapy. BJS 2017; 104: 1188-1196.
Authors: B. B. Koolen, M. Donker, M. E. Straver, M. E. M. van der Noordaa, E. J. T. Rutgers, R. A. Valdés Olmos et al.
Notes: Reduced axillary lymph node dissection rates
Quality of life after mastectomy with or without immediate breast reconstruction. BJS 2017; 104: 1197-1206.
Authors: J. Dauplat, F. Kwiatkowski, P. Rouanet, E. Delay, K. Clough, J. L. Verhaeghe et al.
Notes: Good for the appropriate patient