n South African Journal of Surgery - Atlas of Breast Surgery, by Ismail Jatoi, Manfred Kaufman, Jean Y. Petit : book review

Volume 44, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 0038-2361
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5151



Extracted from text ... Atlas of Breast Surgery. By Ismail Jatoi, Manfred Kaufman, Jean Y. Petit. Pp. 134. 338 figs. Hardcover. US$169. Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag, 2006. ISBN 3-540-24351-8. This small hardcover book contains numerous figures to illustrate various techniques for the surgical treatment of diseases of the breast. There is a very brief historical overview of breast surgery followed by a chapter describing the physiology and anatomy of the breast and the location of primary and metastatic cancers. Chapter 3 contains photographs of various biopsy needles and diagnostic techniques. Chapter 4 illustrates the methods used in the surgical management of a few benign disorders ..

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