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Table 1 Measurements performed during surgery

From: Optimization of breast cancer excision by intraoperative ultrasound and marking needle - technique description and feasibility

Measurements Areas
Tumor diameters Skin-fascia
Tumor distances Surface margin-skin
Deep margin-fascia
Depth of the needle insertion (distance from the point of the needle to distal tumor margin) The point inside the tumor
The point beyond the distal margin
Distance from the needle to tumor borders Needle-surface border (toward skin)
Needle-deep border (toward fascia)
Needle-cranial border
Needle-caudal border