The connecticut experiment: the role of ultrasound in the screening of women with dense breasts.

@article{Weigert2012TheCE,
  title={The connecticut experiment: the role of ultrasound in the screening of women with dense breasts.},
  author={Jean M Weigert and S C L van Steenbergen},
  journal={The breast journal},
  year={2012},
  volume={18 6},
  pages={517-22}
}
The aim of this study was to determine the potential of screening breast ultrasound to improve breast cancer detection in women with mammographically normal, but dense breasts. Six Connecticut radiology practices with 12 total sites participated in a retrospective chart review. The total number of screening mammograms, screening ultrasounds broken down by BIRADS (Breast Imaging Reporting and Data System) codes, and the number of positive and negative biopsies were collected from November 2009… CONTINUE READING
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