Pathological aspects of core needle biopsy for non-palpable breast lesions.

@article{Usami2005PathologicalAO,
  title={Pathological aspects of core needle biopsy for non-palpable breast lesions.},
  author={Shin Usami and Takuya Moriya and Atsuko Kasajima and Akihiko Suzuki and Takanori Ishida and Hironobu Sasano and Noriaki Ohuchi},
  journal={Breast cancer},
  year={2005},
  volume={12 4},
  pages={272-8}
}
Recently, the incidence of non-palpable or noninvasive breast cancer has increased. Consequently, criteria for choosing procedures to obtain pathological materials had changed. Fine needle aspiration biopsy cytology (FNA) and core needle biopsy (CNB) are both reliable procedures for detecting breast cancer. However, for non-palpable lesions, the diagnostic accuracy of CNB is higher. The main limits of FNA are the high rate of insufficient sampling and inability to determine invasiveness. CNB is… CONTINUE READING
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