Stereotactic core-needle breast biopsy: a multi-institutional prospective trial.

  title={Stereotactic core-needle breast biopsy: a multi-institutional prospective trial.},
  author={R. James Brenner and Lawrence W. Bassett and Laurie Lee Fajardo and D. David Dershaw and William P. Evans and Rebecca Hunt and Chen-Chang Lee and Irena Tocino and Paul R. Fisher and Maxwell E. McCombs and Valerie P. Jackson and Stephen A. Feig and Ellen B. Mendelson and Frederick R. Margolin and Ruth Bird and James Sayre},
  volume={218 3},
PURPOSE To assess the accuracy of stereotactic core-needle biopsy (CNB) of nonpalpable breast lesions within the context of clinically important parameters of anticipated tissue-sampling error and concordance with mammographic findings. MATERIALS AND METHODS CNB was performed in 1,003 patients, with results validated at surgery or clinical and mammographic follow-up. Mammographic findings were scored according to the American College of Radiology Breast Imaging Reporting and Data System with… CONTINUE READING

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