Surgical Clips in Breast-conserving Surgery: Do they Represent the Tumor Bed Accurately?

Demircioglu O., Aribal E. , Uluer M., Ozgen Z., Demircioglu F.

CURRENT MEDICAL IMAGING, vol.15, no.6, pp.573-577, 2019 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 15 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.2174/1573405614666180821121254
  • Title of Journal : CURRENT MEDICAL IMAGING
  • Page Numbers: pp.573-577


Introduction: Radiotherapy after Breast-Conserving Surgery (BCS) is a standard treatment for breast cancer. Currently, surgical clips are used to determine the tumour bed before radiotherapy planning. This study aimed to evaluate the migration of these clips on mammograms.