Wide local excision followed by radiotherapy was offered as an alternative to mastectomy to 93 women on 96 occasions. Complications attributable to the surgery occurred in 4 per cent whilst 37.5 per cent developed complications secondary to the radiotherapy. The complications were generally of a mild nature. Nine patients (9.3%) have developed regional recurrence and seventeen (17.7%) distant metastases with a mean follow up of 53.4 months.
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||The Bristol medico-chirurgical journal|
|Publication status||Published - May 1989|