Localization and Significance of Clinically Occult Breast Lesions: Experience with 469 Needle-Guided Biopsies

  • G. F. Schwartz
  • S. A. Feig
  • A. L. Rosenberg
  • A. S. Patchefsky
  • G. S. Shaber
Part of the Recent Results in Cancer Research book series (RECENTCANCER, volume 90)

Abstract

As the use of mammography has become ubiquitous in medical practice, radiographic findings in the absence of a palpable mass have been recognized as valid indications for a breast biopsy. When the radiologist’s observations provoke the recommendation for biopsy, the surgeon’s objectives must be to insure the removal of the entire suspicious area for precise histologic examination while removing the minimum volume of contiguous normal breast tissue.

Keywords

Pneumothorax Barb Nipple Florid 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. F. Schwartz
    • 1
  • S. A. Feig
    • 1
  • A. L. Rosenberg
    • 1
  • A. S. Patchefsky
    • 1
  • G. S. Shaber
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of SurgeryJefferson Medical CollegePhiladelphiaUSA

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