Simplifying Breast Imaging Reporting and Data System classification of mammograms with pure suspicious calcifications

  title={Simplifying Breast Imaging Reporting and Data System classification of mammograms with pure suspicious calcifications},
  author={Gisela L G Menezes and Gonneke A. O. Winter-Warnars and Eva L Koekenbier and Emma J. Groen and Helena M. Verkooijen and Ruud M Pijnappel},
  journal={Journal of Medical Screening},
  pages={82 - 87}
Objectives To investigate the risk of malignancy following stereotactic breast biopsy of calcifications classified as Breast Imaging Reporting and Data System (BI-RADS) 3, 4, and 5. Methods The study included women with pure calcifications (not associated with masses or architectural distortions) who underwent stereotactic breast biopsy at the Dutch Cancer Institute between January 2011 and October 2013. Suspicious calcifications (Breast Imaging Reporting and Data System 3, 4, or 5) detected on… 

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