Minimally Invasive Breast Biopsies by Renzo Brun del ReMinimally Invasive Breast Biopsies by Renzo Brun del Re

Minimally Invasive Breast Biopsies

EditorRenzo Brun del Re

Hardcover | October 21, 2009

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Modern imaging methods have made it possible to detect breast cancer at an earlier stage than in the past. Nevertheless, a large majority of suspicious findings at screening subsequently prove to be benign. It is therefore important to be able to identify benign lesions in a manner that is reliable, tissue sparing, patient friendly, and cost-effective. More than 70% of breast biopsies can now be performed using minimally invasive procedures that meet these criteria. This book examines in detail vacuum-assisted minimally invasive breast biopsy systems (ATEC, EnCor, Intact, Mammotome and Vacora), stereotactic systems, MRI-guided procedures, and ductoscopy. Further chapters are devoted to the pathology of the breast tissue obtained using these procedures, their limitations, the implications of recent advances in breast imaging, and the results of cost-benefit analyses. The closing chapter provides a systematic review and meta-analysis of recent data.
Title:Minimally Invasive Breast BiopsiesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:237 pagesPublished:October 21, 2009Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3540314032

ISBN - 13:9783540314035

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Table of Contents

Documentation and correlation of senologic findings. Comparison of large core vacuum-assisted breast biopsy and excision systems. Sonographically guided vacuum-assisted breast biopsy using handheld mammotome®. The Vacora® Biopsy System. Stereotactic systems available for breast biopsy. MRI-guided minimally invasive breast procedures. Ductoscopy of intraductal neoplasia of the breast. Pathology of breast tissue obtained in minimally invasive biopsy procedures. Limitations of minimally invasive breast biopsy. Advances in breast imaging: Dilemma or progress? Cost-benefit analyses. Systematic review and meta-analysis of recent data.

Editorial Reviews

From the reviews:"This volume in the Recent Results in Cancer Research series reviews current techniques in minimally invasive procedures used to diagnose breast malignancy. . The book seems to be directed at practicing radiologists and possibly surgeons, fellows in breast imaging, and possibly residents in training. . would be helpful to those who do not have extensive experience in this field. . thorough content and extensive illustrations render it a useful resource, particularly to those with limited experience in performing breast needle biopsies." (Dana Smetherman, Doody's Review Service, April, 2010)