L Tafra

Summary

Affiliation: Anne Arundel Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Sentinel node biopsy for breast cancer
    L Tafra
    Breast Center, Anne Arundel Medical Center, Annapolis, Maryland, USA
    Minerva Chir 57:425-35. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Who are we and what do we think?
    Peter D Beitsch
    St Paul University Hospital, 5920 Forest Park Rd, Suite 500, Dallas, TX 75235, USA
    Am J Surg 186:321-3. 2003
  3. pmc Multicenter trial of sentinel node biopsy for breast cancer using both technetium sulfur colloid and isosulfan blue dye
    L Tafra
    Breast Center, Anne Arundel Medical Center, Annapolis, Maryland 21401, USA
    Ann Surg 233:51-9. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Surgery: our challenges, our future
    Lorraine Tafra
    Anne Arundel Medical Center, 2002 Medical Pkwy, Suite 120, Annapolis, MD 21401, USA
    Am J Surg 190:513-6. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Prospective randomized study comparing cryo-assisted and needle-wire localization of ultrasound-visible breast tumors
    Lorraine Tafra
    Anne Arundel Medical Center, 2002 Medical Pkwy, Suite 120, Annapolis, MD 21401, USA
    Am J Surg 192:462-70. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Pilot trial of cryoprobe-assisted breast-conserving surgery for small ultrasound-visible cancers
    Lorraine Tafra
    Anne Arundel Medical Center, Annapolis, Maryland 21401, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 10:1018-24. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Positron Emission Tomography (PET) and Mammography (PEM) for breast cancer: importance to surgeons
    Lorraine Tafra
    The Breast Center, Anne Arundel Medical Center, 2002 Medical Parkway, Suite 120, Annapolis, MD 21401, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 14:3-13. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint The learning curve and sentinel node biopsy
    L Tafra
    The Breast Center, Lesly and Pat Sajak Pavilion, Anne Arundel Medical Center, 2001 Medical Pkwy, Annapolis, MD 21401, USA
    Am J Surg 182:347-50. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Preoperative chemotherapy and sentinel lymphadenectomy for breast cancer
    L Tafra
    The Breast Center, Lesly and Pat Sajak Pavilion, Anne Arundel Medical Center, 2002 Medical Pkwy, Annapolis, MD 21401, USA
    Am J Surg 182:312-5. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Pilot clinical trial of 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron-emission mammography in the surgical management of breast cancer
    Lorraine Tafra
    The Breast Center, Anne Arundel Health Systems, 2002 Medical Parkway, Suite 120, Annapolis, MD 21401, USA
    Am J Surg 190:628-32. 2005

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Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint Sentinel node biopsy for breast cancer
    L Tafra
    Breast Center, Anne Arundel Medical Center, Annapolis, Maryland, USA
    Minerva Chir 57:425-35. 2002
    ..The Literature is reviewed on these controversial areas...
  2. ncbi request reprint Who are we and what do we think?
    Peter D Beitsch
    St Paul University Hospital, 5920 Forest Park Rd, Suite 500, Dallas, TX 75235, USA
    Am J Surg 186:321-3. 2003
    ..The American Society of Breast Surgeons was founded on the principal of professional and practical development of its members. The Society undertook a survey of its members to identify issues and concerns and to guide future action...
  3. pmc Multicenter trial of sentinel node biopsy for breast cancer using both technetium sulfur colloid and isosulfan blue dye
    L Tafra
    Breast Center, Anne Arundel Medical Center, Annapolis, Maryland 21401, USA
    Ann Surg 233:51-9. 2001
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Surgery: our challenges, our future
    Lorraine Tafra
    Anne Arundel Medical Center, 2002 Medical Pkwy, Suite 120, Annapolis, MD 21401, USA
    Am J Surg 190:513-6. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Prospective randomized study comparing cryo-assisted and needle-wire localization of ultrasound-visible breast tumors
    Lorraine Tafra
    Anne Arundel Medical Center, 2002 Medical Pkwy, Suite 120, Annapolis, MD 21401, USA
    Am J Surg 192:462-70. 2006
    ..This study compared the surgical results of 2 localization methods-cryo-assisted localization (CAL) and needle-wire localization (NWL)-in patients undergoing breast lumpectomy for breast cancer...
  6. ncbi request reprint Pilot trial of cryoprobe-assisted breast-conserving surgery for small ultrasound-visible cancers
    Lorraine Tafra
    Anne Arundel Medical Center, Annapolis, Maryland 21401, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 10:1018-24. 2003
    ..Cryoprobe-assisted lumpectomy (CAL) was investigated as an alternative...
  7. ncbi request reprint Positron Emission Tomography (PET) and Mammography (PEM) for breast cancer: importance to surgeons
    Lorraine Tafra
    The Breast Center, Anne Arundel Medical Center, 2002 Medical Parkway, Suite 120, Annapolis, MD 21401, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 14:3-13. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint The learning curve and sentinel node biopsy
    L Tafra
    The Breast Center, Lesly and Pat Sajak Pavilion, Anne Arundel Medical Center, 2001 Medical Pkwy, Annapolis, MD 21401, USA
    Am J Surg 182:347-50. 2001
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Preoperative chemotherapy and sentinel lymphadenectomy for breast cancer
    L Tafra
    The Breast Center, Lesly and Pat Sajak Pavilion, Anne Arundel Medical Center, 2002 Medical Pkwy, Annapolis, MD 21401, USA
    Am J Surg 182:312-5. 2001
    ..The goal of this study was to determine the effect of PC on patients undergoing SL for breast cancer...
  10. ncbi request reprint Pilot clinical trial of 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron-emission mammography in the surgical management of breast cancer
    Lorraine Tafra
    The Breast Center, Anne Arundel Health Systems, 2002 Medical Parkway, Suite 120, Annapolis, MD 21401, USA
    Am J Surg 190:628-32. 2005
    ..High-resolution positron-emission mammography (PEM) is a new device, which allows the imaging of breast tissue. A prospective study was performed to assess the accuracy of PEM in newly diagnosed breast cancer patients...
  11. ncbi request reprint Comparison of intradermal and subcutaneous injections in lymphatic mapping
    T W Kersey
    The Breast Center, Anne Arundel Medical Center, Annapolis, Maryland 21401, USA
    J Surg Res 96:255-9. 2001
    ..The slowest and fastest SC injection agents were unfiltered Tc99 and IB, respectively. Dermal injections provide faster transit of lymphatic agents and may improve the identification rate when applied to patients with breast cancer...
  12. ncbi request reprint High-resolution fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography with compression ("positron emission mammography") is highly accurate in depicting primary breast cancer
    Wendie A Berg
    American Radiology Services, Johns Hopkins Green Spring, Lutherville, Maryland 21093, USA
    Breast J 12:309-23. 2006
    ..949 when interpreted with mammographic and clinical findings. FDG PEM has high diagnostic accuracy for breast lesions, including DCIS...
  13. pmc Identification and characterization of optimal gene expression markers for detection of breast cancer metastasis
    John Backus
    Veridex, LLC, P O Box 4920, 33 Technology Drive, Warren, NJ 07059, USA
    J Mol Diagn 7:327-36. 2005
    ..An intraoperative molecular assay using these markers has the potential to significantly reduce second surgeries for patients undergoing SLN dissection...
  14. ncbi request reprint Progressive adoption of cryoablative therapy for breast fibroadenoma in community practice
    Michael J Edwards
    The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 4301 West Markham, Slot 520, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA
    Am J Surg 188:221-4. 2004
    ..Cryoablation is a recent technological advance and has been used for the percutaneous treatment of breast fibroadenomas. Herein, we provide a retrospective summary of the early experience from a nationwide group...
  15. ncbi request reprint Positron emission mammography: a new breast imaging device
    Lorraine Tafra
    J Surg Oncol 97:372-3. 2008