Sk.Farid Ahmed

Sk.Farid Ahmed
Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust · Surgery

MBBS, FRCS

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A 28-year-old lady presented with 3.5 cm lump in her right breast and normal axilla. Histopathologically the lump revealed as invasive duct cell cancer (IDC), Grade II with ER negative, PR positive and HER2 equivocal. On genetic testing, BRCA1 & BRCA2were found negative but p53 was positive with pathogenic variant. She received neoadjuvant chemothe...
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Halstedian radical mastectomy is practiced over 40 years as surgical treatment of breast cancer. For the last twenty years, breast conserving surgery (BCS) has been more practiced in the treatment of breast cancer as it provides oncological safety as well as cosmesis. Non palpable breast lesions are being increasingly diagnosed in the recent years...
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Background Idiopathic gynecomastia is a benign breast disorder characterized by overdevelopment of male breast tissue. It can cause discomfort and concern, resulting in patients seeking diagnosis and treatment. We aimed to evaluate the efficacy of tamoxifen therapy in resolving this condition. Methods We undertook a prospective cohort study of all...
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. There is wide variation in the management of Ductal Carcinoma In Situ (DCIS) nationwide. We aimed to investigate whether the attitudes of surgeons towards different aspects of DCIS treatment varied by seniority of surgeon or by geographical region within the UK. Materials and Methods . A nationwide online survey targeted at UK breast surgeons was...
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Following systematic literature review of the published literature over the last 10 years, all relevant papers were coded into categories based on the identified areas of uncertainty in the management of DCIS. The salient research areas that were identified are shown in Supplementary online appendix 1. A process of cognitive interviewing finalised...
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We present a rare case of osseous metaplasia in a poorly healing breast abscess. An 87-year-old woman was referred to the breast surgery clinic with a painful lump in her right breast. Initial imaging and core biopsy suggested a breast abscess. Despite several courses of antibiotics and repeated attempts at aspiration the painful lesion persisted....
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We present a rare case of osseous metaplasia in the breast with no other associated breast pathology. A 46-year-old HIV-positive lady presented to the breast clinic with new onset intermittent left-sided mastalgia. Clinical examination revealed an indeterminate mass in the left breast with palpable left axillary lymphadenopathy. Mammography and ult...
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Background: The development of intraoperative sentinel node biopsy (SLNB) analysis methods, such as One-Step Nucleic Acid Amplification (OSNA), has made single-stage procedures possible. Aims: We investigated the incidence of OSNA-detected lymph node positivity, comparing it to conventional histopathology, the incidence of non-SLNB node disease...
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The authors report a severe anaphylactic reaction to Patent Blue V dye used in sentinel node biopsy for lymphatic mapping during breast cancer surgery to stage the axilla. Patent Blue dye is the most widely used in the UK; however, adverse reactions have been reported with the blue dye previously. This case highlights that reactions may not always...

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