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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Krainick-Strobel, U; Huber, B; Majer, I; Bergmann, A; Gall, C; Gruber, I; Hoffmann, J; Paepke, S; Peisker, U; Walz-Mattmüller, R; Siegmann, K; Wallwiener, D; Hahn, M 
Title:
Complete extirpation of benign breast lesions with an ultrasound-guided vacuum biopsy system. 
Abstract:
OBJECTIVES: To investigate whether ultrasound-guided vacuum biopsy (VB) with curative intent is suitable for the complete extirpation of selected sonographically detectable benign lesions of the breast, and to establish the limitations of the method with regard to lesion size and complications, the extent of scar formation and the prognostic value. METHODS: One hundred and nine patients underwent hand-held, ultrasound-guided VB (8G or 11G needle) between June 2000 and September 2003. Of these, 4...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 
Year:
2007 
Journal volume:
29 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
342-6 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0960-7692 
TUM Institution:
Frauenklinik und Poliklinik