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Table 1 Oncological safety of skin-sparing mastectomy for invasive breast cancer – summary of recent studies.

From: Oncological considerations of skin-sparing mastectomy

Authors Year Sample size L.R. (%) F/U (months) Notes
Slavin et al10 1998 51 2.0 45 26 DCIS cases.
Newman et al8 1998 372 6.2 26 T1/T2 tumours.
Simmons et al13 1999 77 3.9 60  
Toth et al4 1999 50 0 51.5  
Kroll et al9 1999 114 7.0 72 T1/T2 tumours.
Rivadeneira et al12 2000 71 5.1 49  
Foster et al11 2002 25 4.0 49 Locally advanced.
Medina-Franco et al6 2002 176 4.5 73  
Spiegel and Butler7 2003 177 5.6 118  
Carlson et al5 2003 539 5.5 65 30.6% DCIS.
Gerber et al14 2003 112 5.4 59  
Downes et al15 2005 38 2.6 53 'High risk tumours'
  1. Abbreviations: L.R. = local recurrence; F/U = follow-up interval.