n CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - Minor surgery of the breast : main article
|Article Title||Minor surgery of the breast : main article|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||CME : Your SA Journal of CPD|
|Publication Date||Nov 2010|
|Pages||513 - 514|
|Keyword(s)||Groote Schuur Hospital and University of Cape Town|
A history and clinical examination in conjunction with radiology will resolve many breast problems. Some patients require a further procedure to evaluate their problem. Many such procedures can be performed in the consulting room under local anaesthesia, but some may require general anaesthesia in an operating theatre. Most of the procedures can be performed by non-specialist medical practitioners, with good results.
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