Wire localized biopsy of breast lesions: a review of 425 cases found in screening or clinical mammography.

@article{Rissanen1993WireLB,
  title={Wire localized biopsy of breast lesions: a review of 425 cases found in screening or clinical mammography.},
  author={Tarja Rissanen and Hanna M{\"a}k{\"a}r{\"a}inen and S I Mattila and Ari I Karttunen and Heikki O Kiviniemi and Markus Kallioinen and Outi I. Kaarela},
  journal={Clinical radiology},
  year={1993},
  volume={47 1},
  pages={14-22}
}
A total of 425 wire localized biopsies for non-palpable breast lesions found by screening (n = 169) or clinical (n = 256) mammography between 1986-1990 are reviewed with reference to the biopsy success rate with different localization techniques, the positive predictive value of the mammographic findings and the staging and treatment of carcinomas in the clinical and screening groups. Specimen radiographs were available for review in 371 cases and confirmed the removal of the lesion in 90.6… CONTINUE READING

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