Reducing the cost of diagnosis of breast carcinoma: Impact of ultrasound and imaging-guided biopsies on a clinical breast practice
Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial
Uterine Cervical Neoplasms
Selective use of ultrasound and imaging-guided percutaneous biopsies can significantly reduce the number of benign open surgical biopsies generated by mammographic screening. This can result in substantial cost savings without decreasing the sensitivity for detecting small potentially curable lesions.