Ductal lavage and ductoscopy: the opportunities and the limitations.

@article{Khan2002DuctalLA,
  title={Ductal lavage and ductoscopy: the opportunities and the limitations.},
  author={Seema A Khan and Carol Baird and Valerie L. Staradub and Monica Morrow},
  journal={Clinical breast cancer},
  year={2002},
  volume={3 3},
  pages={
          185-91; discussion 192-5
        }
}
Two related techniques of breast epithelial sampling have emerged in the past several years: ductal lavage, in which fluid-yielding nipple ducts are cannulated at their orifices and lavaged with saline while the breast is intermittently massaged; and ductoscopy, in which discharging or fluid-yielding duct orifices are dilated, intubated with a microendoscope, and the lumen directly visualized. Both of these techniques have significant potential in terms of allowing the repeated sampling of… CONTINUE READING
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