[Underestimation of breast carcinoma with 11-gauge stereotactically guided directional vacuum-assisted biopsy].

@article{Plantade2004UnderestimationOB,
  title={[Underestimation of breast carcinoma with 11-gauge stereotactically guided directional vacuum-assisted biopsy].},
  author={R Plantade and Jean Claude Hammou and M Fighiera and D Aubanel and Alessandro Scotto and St{\'e}phanie M. Gu{\'e}ret},
  journal={Journal de radiologie},
  year={2004},
  volume={85 4 Pt 1},
  pages={391-401}
}
PURPOSE To assess the reliability of vacuum-assisted biopsy in diagnosing and managing atypical ductal hyperplasia and ductal carcinoma in situ of the breast. MATERIALS AND METHOD Retrospective review of 2130 stereotactic large-core biopsies in 1638 patients over a 40 month period (January 2000 to May 2003) using the mammotome 11-gauge and a dedicated Fischer table. A total of 135 cases of atypical ductal hyperplasia and 322 cases of ductal carcinoma in situ were diagnosed. The average number… CONTINUE READING

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