Breast core biopsy reporting categories--An internal validation in a series of 3054 consecutive lesions.

@article{Andreu2007BreastCB,
  title={Breast core biopsy reporting categories--An internal validation in a series of 3054 consecutive lesions.},
  author={Francisco Javier Andreu and A. Blazquez Saez and Melcior Sent{\'i}s and Merc{\`e} Rey and Sara Keiko Murase Fern{\'a}ndez and Carme Dinar{\`e}s and Lidia Tortajada and Sergi Ganau and Gl{\`o}ria Palomar},
  journal={Breast},
  year={2007},
  volume={16 1},
  pages={94-101}
}
We reviewed 3226 consecutive core biopsies (CBs) of 3054 mammographically detected breast lesions performed at our Centre from November 1993 to June 2003. CB diagnoses, classified according to the Non-operative Diagnosis Subgroup of the British National Health Service Breast Cancer Screening Programme (NHSBSP), were B5 (37.1%), B4 (0.5%), B3 (7.6%), B2 (50.9%) and B1 (3.9%). It was necessary to repeat the procedure in 172 cases (5.3%). The values for absolute sensitivity and specificity are 90… CONTINUE READING

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