I Anttinen

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The reasons for recall and the influence of experience on recall were studied in 579 women (3.21%) recalled from mammography screening. The proportion of recalls for further studies was the greatest (6.30%) at the onset of screening. With increased experience, the proportion decreased by stages and in the second screening round it was only 2.04%. The(More)
The effect of double reading on the number of breast cancers detected and the number of women recalled was examined in 15,457 women aged 50-59 years attending for mammographic breast screening. All the screening mammograms were interpreted independently by two radiologists without knowledge of each other's findings. All the cases selected by either(More)
11,789 women aged 50-59 years were invited for screening by the mammography screening centre of the Cancer Society of Finland in Helsinki. 9829 women (83.37%) attended and 3.85% of those were recalled for further studies. After complete examination seventy-one women (0.72%) were referred for surgical biopsy and breast cancer was histologically detected in(More)
Two-view baseline screening mammograms (oblique and cranial views) of 303 women recalled for further studies from among 7,245 women screened were reviewed by four experienced radiologists separately to evaluate the importance of the number of views taken for screening. As compared with the oblique view only, two views, increased the number of cancers(More)
A rare case of benign retroperitoneal schwannoma in a 76-year-old man is reported. Ultrasound and computerized tomography disclosed two cystic retroperitoneal tumors sized 12 cm and 7 cm. The larger tumor was located anterior to psoas muscle and the smaller one was within the muscle. The larger tumor was excised via laparotomy. After 3.5 years follow-up the(More)
Mammography screening was carried out in 18,012 women (aged 50-59) of whom 579 (3.21%) had to be recalled for clinical mammography. After completion of the clinical mammography each woman also had ultrasonography (US) with a hand-held real-time apparatus using a 7.5 MHz probe. There were 79 verified breast cancers; 32 of these were palpable and were also(More)
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