Breast Practice & research clinical obstetrics and Gynecology
- E Panieri
This is a descriptive study conducted on 574 women over the age of 40 who were referred to the radiology unit in Tabriz Behbood hospital. A questionnaire was including demographic and midwifery characteristics, results of clinical breast exams (CBE) and mammography and reports of ultrasound or pathology for a number of samples. Descriptive and deduction statistics (chi-square and Mc Nemar) was used for statistical data analysis. The results of mammography were determined 54/6% normal findings, 12/9% mass and 32/5%, benign lesions. There was a statistical relation between the results of the CBE – mammography (p=0.0001), mammography – ultrasound (p=0.0001) and mammography – pathology (p=0. 0001) results. Pathological survey was performed in 53 cases, so that 26 (43.3%) cases were identified with breast cancer.