Biopsy directed by needle localization is a safe and relatively simple method of obtaining abnormal tissue for histologic examination without sacrificing surrounding normal breast tissue. In the setting of a training institution, accurate results can be expected as technical skills are obtained by a variety of housestaff. In this series of 70 biopsies, the lesion targeted on mammography was removed on the initial attempt in all but 1 instance, for an overall accuracy of 99 percent.
|Idioma original||English (US)|
|Número de páginas||3|
|Publicación||The American Journal of Surgery|
|Estado||Published - abr 1986|
|Publicado de forma externa||Sí|
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