A multi-center, double blind randomized controlled trial evaluating flap fixation after mastectomy using sutures or tissue glue versus conventional closure: protocol for the Seroma reduction After Mastectomy (SAM) trial

J. van Bastelaar, R. Granzier, L. M. van Roozendaal, G. Beets, C. D. Dirksen, Y. Vissers

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Original languageEnglish
Article number830
Number of pages8
JournalBMC Cancer
Volume18
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 17 Aug 2018

Keywords

  • Mastectomy
  • Seroma formation
  • Seroma aspiration
  • Flap fixation
  • Quilting
  • Tissue glue
  • Shoulder function
  • QALY
  • Cost-effectiveness
  • BREAST-CANCER SURGERY
  • DEAD SPACE
  • PREVENTION
  • DISSECTION
  • DRAINAGE
  • Seroma/pathology
  • Humans
  • Middle Aged
  • Fibrin Tissue Adhesive/therapeutic use
  • Mastectomy/methods
  • Adult
  • Female
  • Postoperative Complications/physiopathology
  • Suture Techniques
  • Surgical Flaps/standards
  • Breast Neoplasms/physiopathology
  • Double-Blind Method
  • Axilla/physiopathology
  • Treatment Outcome
  • Drainage
  • Quality of Life
  • Aged
  • Mammaplasty/methods

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