Nonpalpable breast lesions: correlation of stereotaxic large-core needle biopsy and surgical biopsy results.

@article{Elvecrog1993NonpalpableBL,
  title={Nonpalpable breast lesions: correlation of stereotaxic large-core needle biopsy and surgical biopsy results.},
  author={E L Elvecrog and Mary C Lechner and Mark T. Nelson},
  journal={Radiology},
  year={1993},
  volume={188 2},
  pages={453-5}
}
One hundred women, each with a single nonpalpable breast lesion evident at mammography, underwent computer-guided sterotaxic 14-gauge needle biopsy followed by hook-wire localization and open surgical biopsy. Lesions were not less than 5 mm in diameter. Core biopsy yielded essentially correct findings in 96 cases and in 35 of 36 cancers. Open surgery yielded the correct findings in 97 cases and also in 35 of 36 cancers. Two fibroadenomas were missed at core biopsy and one was missed at surgical… CONTINUE READING

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