Preoperative Needle Biopsy as a Potential Quality Measure in Breast Cancer Surgery

Abstract

Preoperative needle diagnosis (PND) is being considered as a quality measure in breast cancer surgery. This criterion has not been thoroughly evaluated in the literature. The purpose of this study is to assess ease of access to these data and rate of compliance in a tertiary care center. We retrospectively reviewed all our breast cancer cases between July… (More)
DOI: 10.1245/s10434-008-0188-4

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@article{Pocock2008PreoperativeNB, title={Preoperative Needle Biopsy as a Potential Quality Measure in Breast Cancer Surgery}, author={Ben Pocock and Brett Taback and Linda Klein and Kathie Ann Joseph and Mahmoud B. El-Tamer}, journal={Annals of Surgical Oncology}, year={2008}, volume={16}, pages={1108-1111} }