The purpose of this article is to review the objectives of the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer Operative Standards with a specific focus on Standard 5.5, which pertains to curative intent wide local excision of primary cutaneous melanoma lesions. We review the details and rationale of the standard itself, including its requirement to include specific elements and responses in synoptic format in operative reports.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||Journal of the American College of Surgeons|
|State||Published - Feb 1 2023|
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