Published in Medical Devices and Surgical Technology Week, September 3rd, 2006
"The objective of this research was to determine whether biopsy of the breast using a percutaneous intact specimen sampling device influences the underestimation rate of ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) compared to a vacuum-assisted core needle biopsy (VACNB) device. This study was a retrospective comparison of two series of 800 consecutive patients that underwent stereotactic biopsy of the breast for mammographic lesions presenting as microcalcifications classified by our institution as Breast Imaging Reporting and Data System (BI-RADS) 4 or 5,"...
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