The value of substratified combined imaging assessment with mammography and ultrasonography for Chinese women with palpable breast masses

@article{Li2014TheVO,
  title={The value of substratified combined imaging assessment with mammography and ultrasonography for Chinese women with palpable breast masses},
  author={Jiguang Li and Peng Xing and Liang Feng and Huiting Dong and Feng Jin and Yunfei Wu and Xinyu Zheng},
  journal={Breast Cancer Research and Treatment},
  year={2014},
  volume={144},
  pages={391-396}
}
A 5-point breast imaging classification modified from the seven-category Breast Imaging-Reporting and Data System has been applied for mammographic and ultrasonographic examinations in patients with palpable breast masses. The aim of this study was to confirm the value of combined imaging assessment. We included 5,296 cases (3,002 benign and 2,294 cancer) from January 2004 to December 2011. Ultrasonography showed a significantly (P < 0.01) higher sensitivity and specificity and lower false… CONTINUE READING

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