BI-RADS categorization as a predictor of malignancy.

  title={BI-RADS categorization as a predictor of malignancy.},
  author={Susan G. Orel and Nari Kay and C Partrik Reynolds and Daniel Carl Sullivan},
  volume={211 3},
PURPOSE To determine the positive predictive value (PPV) of the American College of Radiology Breast Imaging Reporting and Data System (BI-RADS) categories 0, 2, 3, 4, and 5 by using BI-RADS terminology and by auditing data on needle localizations. MATERIALS AND METHODS Between April 1991 and December 1996, 1,400 mammographically guided needle localizations were performed in 1,109 patients. Information entered into the mammographic database included where the initial mammography was performed… CONTINUE READING
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