Diagnosis of palpable breast lesions in younger women by the modified triple test is accurate and cost-effective.


OBJECTIVE To study the accuracy and cost of diagnosing palpable breast lesions in younger patients using a modified triple test (MTT: physical examination, ultrasonography instead of mammography, and fine-needle aspiration). DESIGN Diagnostic test study and cost-effectiveness estimate. SETTING Multidisciplinary university breast clinic. PATIENTS Fifty… (More)