Sonographic mammographic correlation

Lucas-Fehm, Lynn
January 2005
Applied Radiology;Jan2005, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p20
Academic Journal
Examines the advantage of ultrasound as an adjunct to mammography in the diagnosis of breast cancer based on various studies. Factors to be evaluated when analyzing mammographic masses; Diagnostic accuracy of ultrasound; Fundamental role of ultrasound in the workup of asymmetric breast tissue.


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