The efficacy of specimen radiography in evaluating the surgical margins of impalpable breast carcinoma.

OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to determine if the presence or absence of tumor at the surgical margin in cases of impalpable breast carcinoma could be predicted accurately with specimen radiography. MATERIALS AND METHODS We obtained single-view radiographs of 119 consecutive surgical biopsy specimens of impalpable invasive or in situ ductal… CONTINUE READING