Needle-localized mammographic lesions. Results and evolving treatment strategy.

  title={Needle-localized mammographic lesions. Results and evolving treatment strategy.},
  author={H. Richard Alexander and Fabrizio Candela and D. David Dershaw and David W. Kinne},
  journal={Archives of surgery},
  volume={125 11},
From January 1981 to December 1987, 932 needle-localization breast biopsies were performed at our institution for mammographically detected abnormalities. We reviewed 531 needle-localization breast biopsy procedures performed during two periods (January 1981 to June 1984, n = 311; and January to August 1987, n = 220) to compare results and treatment patterns, and to determine the prevalence of the missed lesions. Mammographic abnormalities detected on routine screening accounted for a larger… CONTINUE READING

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