The importance of breast elastography added to the BI-RADS® (5th edition) lexicon classification.

@article{Fleury2015TheIO,
  title={The importance of breast elastography added to the BI-RADS® (5th edition) lexicon classification.},
  author={Eduardo F. C. Fleury},
  journal={Revista da Associacao Medica Brasileira},
  year={2015},
  volume={61 4},
  pages={313-6}
}
OBJECTIVE the aim of this study was to investigate the addition of elastography to the BI-RADS® lexicon for the classification of breast lesions. METHODS a total of 955 consecutive patients who were subjected to breast percutaneous biopsy from January 2010 to December 2012 were retrospectively assessed. Overall, 26 patients who did not present with masses on conventional ultrasound were excluded. The patients were classified according to the fifth edition of the breast imaging and reporting… CONTINUE READING