[Stereotactic large core needle biopsy for the diagnosis of nonpalpable breast lesions: reliable without additional excision biopsy].

OBJECTIVE To determine the reliability of stereotactic large core needle biopsy (SLCNB) in the diagnostic work-up of suspected carcinomatous non-palpable breast lesions. DESIGN Prospective. PATIENTS AND METHODS Between 1 February 2000 and 6 June 2002, data were collected on all patients with a non-palpable breast lesion who were scheduled to undergo a… CONTINUE READING