Mammographic features and correlation with biopsy findings using 11-gauge stereotactic vacuum-assisted breast biopsy (SVABB).

@article{Mendez2004MammographicFA,
  title={Mammographic features and correlation with biopsy findings using 11-gauge stereotactic vacuum-assisted breast biopsy (SVABB).},
  author={A. Mendez and Fernando Cabanillas and Miguel M Echenique and Keyvan Malekshamran and I. P{\'e}rez P{\'e}rez and Edwin R. Ramos},
  journal={Annals of oncology : official journal of the European Society for Medical Oncology},
  year={2004},
  volume={15 3},
  pages={450-4}
}
BACKGROUND Mammograms are assigned a BI-RADS (Breast Imaging Reporting and Data System) category, which indicates the level of suspicion for cancer. OBJECTIVES (i) To evaluate the use of BI-RADS categories in a non-academic radiology practice based in a community hospital compared with local radiology private offices; (ii) to determine positive predictive value (PPV), sensitivity and specificity of mammograms; and (iii) to explore the correlation of BI-RAD 3-5 and lesion description with… CONTINUE READING

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