Update on Screening Breast Ultrasonography

Ginger M. Merry*, Ellen B Mendelson

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Abstract

This article includes current recommendations for screening breast ultrasonography, a review of the literature, a discussion of problems associated with the implementation of screening breast ultrasonography, and a brief discussion of the political and economic factors influencing the use of screening breast ultrasonography.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)527-537
Number of pages11
JournalRadiologic clinics of North America
Volume52
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2014

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Keywords

  • Breast cancer screening
  • Cancer detection rate
  • Dense breast tissue
  • Positive predictive value
  • Screening breast ultrasonography

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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