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International Journal of Breast Cancer
Volume 2015, Article ID 287398, 6 pages
Clinical Study

Evaluation of the Quilting Technique for Reduction of Postmastectomy Seroma: A Randomized Controlled Study

1Department of Surgical Oncology, Mansoura Oncology Center (OCMU), Faculty of Medicine, Mansoura University, Dakahlia, Egypt
2General Surgery Department, Mansoura University Hospital, Mansoura University, Dakahlia, Egypt

Received 26 February 2015; Revised 9 June 2015; Accepted 17 June 2015

Academic Editor: Ian S. Fentiman

Copyright © 2015 Ashraf Khater et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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