Mastery of Breast Surgery℠ Program

Nipple Sparing Mastectomy Registry

(Closed for new enrollment as we are close to the accrual goal of 2000)


What is the purpose of the registry?

The Nipple Sparing Mastectomy Registry (NSMR) has been designed to facilitate compiling information on metrics utilized, techniques utilized, aesthetic outcomes, as well as oncologic outcomes of the Nipple Sparing Mastectomy. The registry will aim to provide a large prospective collection of data points specifically gathered to provide evidence based medicine on outcome measures and metrics utilized for the nipple sparing mastectomy.

Who is eligible to participate in the registry and what are the basic requirements?

To participate in the Nipple Sparing Mastectomy Registry the individual surgeon must:

1. Be an active member of The American Society of Breast Surgeons.
2. Actively participate in the Mastery of Breast Surgery℠ Program.
3. Routinely offer nipple-sparing mastectomies within their armamentarium of breast surgery options.
4. Attain Institutional Review Board approval to participate in the registry and forward documentation of approval to the Society.
5. Sign and return the registry investigator agreement to the Society.
6. Obtain a signed Consent to Participate in the NSMR for each patient entered into the registry and fax or email it to the Society.
7. Meet other requirements as outlined in the registry protocol.

Please ensure that all documentation required in #3-7 is sent to the Society prior to entering data into the registry.

How are cases entered into the registry?

Registry participants will need to complete all necessary information from the most complete versions of the 4 modules of the Mastery of Breast Surgery℠ Program (Risk Assessment, Synoptic Percutaneous Procedures, Surgeries, and Cancer Staging, Extended Level) and then complete additional information on the Nipple Sparing Mastectomy Registry form.

Registry participants will see a check box in the surgery module indicating that a particular procedure should be included in the registry. Selecting the procedure option "Nipple sparing mastectomy procedure" in the drop down box will bring up a second drop down box below the surgery box to select the NSMR form.

For more information contact:

The American Society of Breast Surgeons
10330 Old Columbia Road, Suite 100
Columbia, MD 21046
Phone: 410-381-9500/877-992-5470
Fax: 410-381-9512
masterybreastsurgery@breastsurgeons.org