The Pathology of Breast Biopsies in a Sample of Nigerian Patients: Review and Analysis

@article{Nwafor2015ThePO,
  title={The Pathology of Breast Biopsies in a Sample of Nigerian Patients: Review and Analysis},
  author={C. Nwafor and So Keshinro},
  journal={The Annals of African Surgery},
  year={2015},
  volume={12}
}
  • C. Nwafor, So Keshinro
  • Published 2015
  • Medicine
  • The Annals of African Surgery
  • Background: Histological tissue diagnosis of breast lumps plays an important role in patient management. Almost all breast pathology studies in Nigeria were conducted in government owned health facilities. This study aims to describe the histopathological pattern and of breast biopsies seen in Me Cure Healthcare Limited, a privately owned diagnostic centre. Methods: Histopathological reports of all breast specimens received and processed from August 2009 to December 2013 were retrieved from a… CONTINUE READING
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