International Journal of Surgical Oncology / 2012 / Article / Tab 1

Clinical Study

Analysis of the Impact of Intraoperative Margin Assessment with Adjunctive Use of MarginProbe versus Standard of Care on Tissue Volume Removed

Table 1

Total tissue volume removed.

Average per patientControlDeviceDifference

Initial surgery
 Main specimen61.3 cc59.7 cc−1.6 cc
 True positive shavings2.7 cc6.7 cc4.0 cc
 False positive shavings7.7 cc21.1 cc13.4 cc

 Total volume71.9 cc87.5 cc15.6 cc

Reexcision surgeries
 Tissue volume49.5 cc28.4 cc−21.1 cc
 Normalized tissue volume
 (normalized to breast volume)
5.6% 4.0%−1.6%

All surgeries
 Total tissue volume84.8 cc93.3 cc8.5 cc
 Normalized total tissue volume
 (normalized to breast volume)
12.5%15.1%2.6%

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