Distinguishing benign from malignant masses at breast US: combined US elastography and color doppler US--influence on radiologist accuracy.

@article{Cho2012DistinguishingBF,
  title={Distinguishing benign from malignant masses at breast US: combined US elastography and color doppler US--influence on radiologist accuracy.},
  author={Nariya Cho and Mijung Jang and Chae Yeon Lyou and Jeong Seon Park and Hye Young Choi and Woo Kyung Moon},
  journal={Radiology},
  year={2012},
  volume={262 1},
  pages={80-90}
}
PURPOSE To investigate the effect of the combined use of ultrasonographic (US) elastography and color Doppler US on the accuracy of radiologists in distinguishing benign from malignant nonpalpable breast masses and in making the decision for biopsy recommendations at B-mode US. MATERIALS AND METHODS This prospective study was conducted with institutional review board approval; written informed consent was obtained. A cohort of 367 biopsy-proved cases in 319 women (age range, 22-78 years; mean… CONTINUE READING

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