National trends and regional variation in immediate breast reconstruction rates. BJS 2016; 103: 1147-1156.
Authors: R. Jeevan, J. C. Mennie, P. N. Mohanna, J. M. O'Donoghue, R. M. Rainsbury, D. A. Cromwell et al.
Notes: Immediate reconstruction on the rise
Association between underestimation of tumour size by imaging and incomplete excision in breast‐conserving surgery for breast cancer. BJS 2016; 103: 830-838.
Authors: J. M. Dixon, C. Newlands, C. Dodds, J. Thomas, L. J. Williams, I. H. Kunkler et al.
Notes: Current imaging has limitations
Role of bone scan in addition to CT in patients with breast cancer selected for systemic staging. BJS 2016; 103: 839-844.
Authors: D. P. McCartan, R. S. Prichard, R. J. MacDermott, J. Rothwell, J. Geraghty, D. Evoy et al.
Notes: Little added value
Systematic review and meta‐analysis of the diagnostic accuracy of ductoscopy in patients with pathological nipple discharge. BJS 2016; 103: 632-643.
Authors: L. Waaijer, J. M. Simons, I. H. M. Borel Rinkes, P. J. van Diest, H. M. Verkooijen, A. J. Witkamp et al.
Notes: Optimization of tissue sampling needed
Meta‐analysis of the concordance of histological grade of breast cancer between core needle biopsy and surgical excision specimen. BJS 2016; 103: 644-655.
Authors: F. M. Knuttel, G. L. G. Menezes, P. J. van Diest, A. J. Witkamp, M. A. A. J. van den Bosch, H. M. Verkooijen et al.
Notes: Moderate agreement
Tumour‐infiltrating CD8 to FOXP3 lymphocyte ratio in predicting treatment responses to neoadjuvant chemotherapy of aggressive breast cancer. BJS 2016; 103: 845-854.
Authors: Y. Asano, S. Kashiwagi, W. Goto, K. Kurata, S. Noda, T. Takashima et al.
Notes: Tumour immunity key
Patient‐reported outcomes and their predictors at 2‐ and 3‐year follow‐up after immediate latissimus dorsi breast reconstruction and adjuvant treatment. BJS 2016; 103: 524-536.
Authors: Z. E. Winters, M. Afzal, V. Balta, J. Freeman, R. Llewellyn‐Bennett, Z. Rayter et al.
Notes: Long‐term gains shown
Influence of complications following immediate breast reconstruction on breast cancer recurrence rates. BJS 2016; 103: 391-398.
Authors: S. M. Beecher, D. P. O'Leary, R. McLaughlin, K. J. Sweeney, M. J. Kerin
Notes: Preventive methods needed
St Gallen molecular subtypes in screening‐detected and symptomatic breast cancer in a prospective cohort with long‐term follow‐up. BJS 2016; 103: 513-523.
Authors: A. K. Falck, A. Röme, M. Fernö, H. Olsson, G. Chebil, P. O. Bendahl et al.
Notes: Low‐risk group identified
Validation of an oncoplastic breast simulator for assessment of technical skills in wide local excision. BJS 2016; 103: 207-217.
Authors: D. R. Leff, G. Petrou, S. Mavroveli, M. Bersihand, D. Cocker, R. Al‐Mufti et al.
Pooled long‐term outcomes from two randomized trials of axillary node sampling with axillary radiotherapy versus axillary node clearance in patients with operable node‐positive breast cancer. BJS 2016; 103: 81-87.
Authors: A. U. Bing, G. R. Kerr, W. Jack, U. Chetty, L. J. Williams, A. Rodger et al.
Notes: No difference in outcome
Authors: M. Ahmed, I. T. Rubio, T Kovacs, V. S. Klimberg, M. Douek
Superparamagnetic iron oxide‐enhanced MRI at 3 T for accurate axillary staging in breast cancer. BJS 2016; 103: 60-69.
Authors: K. Motomura, T. Izumi, S. Tateishi, Y. Tamaki, Y. Ito, T. Horinouchi et al.
Notes: Imaging replaces sentinel node biopsy
Authors: M. A. Beek, N. C. Verheuvel, E. J. T. Luiten, E. G. Klompenhouwer, H. J. T. Rutten, R. M. H. Roumen et al.
Notes: Big changes
Authors: N. N. Y. Janssen, J. Nijkamp, T. Alderliesten, C. E. Loo, E. J. T. Rutgers, J.‐J. Sonke et al.
Notes: Facilitates logistics
Iodine seed‐ versus wire‐guided localization in breast‐conserving surgery for non‐palpable ductal carcinoma in situ. BJS 2015; 102: 1665-1669.
Authors: J. D. Luiten, M. A. Beek, A. C. Voogd, P. D. Gobardhan, E. J. T. Luiten
Notes: Seeds are superior
Authors: L. Waaijer, P. J. van Diest, H. M. Verkooijen, N.‐E. Dijkstra, C. C. van der Pol, I. H. M. Borel Rinkes et al.
Notes: Technology leaps still needed
Benefits of preoperative MRI in breast cancer surgery studied in a large population‐based cancer registry. BJS 2015; 102: 1649-1657.
Authors: E. L. Vos, A. C. Voogd, C. Verhoef, S. Siesling, I. M. Obdeijn, L. B. Koppert et al.
Notes: Leads to more extensive surgery