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Table 1 Demographic data of the breast cancer patients who underwent total mastectomy with axillary treatment

From: Impact of the surgical modality for axillary lymph node dissection on postoperative drainage and seroma formation after total mastectomy

Number of patients 202
Age Mean (sd) Years 63.1 (11.8)
Median Years 65
Sex Female 202
Body mass index Mean (sd) 23.1 (4.0)
Hospital examination Tumor palpation by patient 142
Medical examination 43
Others 17
Side (%) Left 101
Right 101
Number of tumors Single 187
Multiple 15
Subsites (%)
(larger tumor if multiple)
1. Nipple 32
2. Central portion 7
3. Upper-inner quadrant 36
4. Lower-outer quadrant 19
5. Upper-outer quadrant 90
6. Lower-outer quadrant 18
Tumor size
(larger tumor if multiple)
Mean (sd) cm 2.9 (1.7)
Preoperative chemotherapy No 194
Yes 8