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Recommended Reading

The editor has carefully selected a group of current, classic, and seminal articles for further study in certain formats of SRGS. The citations below are linked to their abstract on PubMed; free full-text is available where indicated.

Current Issue: Volume 44, No. 4, 2018, Breast Diseases

Jagsi R, Jiang J, Momoh AO, et al. Complications after Mastectomy and Immediate Breast Reconstruction for Breast Cancer: A Claims-Based Analysis. Ann Surg. 2016;263(2):219-227.

This article presents real-world data on breast reconstruction complications.

Kunkler IH, Williams LJ, Jack WJ, Cameron DA, Dixon JM, investigators PI. Breast-conserving surgery with or without irradiation in women aged 65 years or older with early breast cancer (PRIME II): a randomized controlled trial. Lancet Oncol. 2015;16(3):26-273.

This is an important randomized trial that provides guidance on selection of patients who might avoid radiation therapy.

Mills D, Gordon EJ, Casano A, et al. The physiology of the normal human breast: an exploratory study. J Physiol Biochem. 2011;67(4):621-627.

This article presents a useful review of current knowledge regarding the physiology of the normal female breast.

Zavlin D, Jubbal KT, Friedman JD, Echo A. Complications and Outcomes After Gynecomastia Surgery: Analysis of 204 Pediatric and 1583 Adult Cases from a National Multi-center Database. Aesthetic Plast Surg. 2017;41(4):761-767.

This useful case series documents complication rates following surgical therapy for gynecomastia.