Preoperative diagnostic accuracy of fine-needle aspiration in the management of breast lesions: comparison of specificity and sensitivity with clinical examination, mammography, echography, and thermography in 249 patients.

Two hundred and forty-nine women suffering from breast problems underwent a complete series of tests including clinical examination, mammography, echography, thermography, and fine-needle aspiration (FNA). Ninety-four of these patients were shown to be positive or to have suspected malignancy. Accordingly, they underwent surgical excision followed by… CONTINUE READING