Selective preoperative magnetic resonance imaging in women with breast cancer: no reduction in the reoperation rate.

@article{Weber2012SelectivePM,
  title={Selective preoperative magnetic resonance imaging in women with breast cancer: no reduction in the reoperation rate.},
  author={Joseph J. Weber and Lisa S. Bellin and David E Milbourn and Kathryn Mary Verbanac and Jan H. Wong},
  journal={Archives of surgery},
  year={2012},
  volume={147 9},
  pages={834-9}
}
HYPOTHESIS The use of preoperative magnetic resonance (MR) imaging may have an effect on the reoperation rate in women with operable breast cancer. DESIGN Retrospective cohort study. SETTING University medical center. PATIENTS Women with operable breast cancer treated by a single surgeon between January 1, 2006, and December 31, 2010. INTERVENTION Selective preoperative MR imaging based on breast density and histologic findings. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Reoperation rate and… CONTINUE READING