International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Medicine Science | Albania | Volume 3 Issue 6, June 2014

Personal Experience on Ultrasound and Mammography Accuracy Affection by Breast Density

Albana SHAHINI PH.D | Erinda KOSTURI M.D. [2]

Abstract: OBJECTIVE: We sought to determine the accuracy affection of ultrasound and mammography by breast density when it comes to breast cancer identification. MATERIALS AND METHODS: We chose a group of 170 women; positive for breast disease; with one or more lesions present; of whom we had histological examination of the lesions.72 lesions; were found to be cancer; and 98 lesions were classified as benign. Based on breast density; the groups were further subdivided in group 1: ACR density 1 2 ; and group 2: ACR density 3 4. The sensitivity and specificity of both modalities in both group were assessed. Values of p

Keywords: albana shahini, erinda kosturi, Albanian breast disease, breast cancer in Albania, breast lesion, breast cancer, early diagnosis, mammography, ultrasound, breast, albania, medical reviews, case studies, benign breast lesions, breast cancer, hystopathology results, radiological modalities, breast cancer risk,

Edition: Volume 3 Issue 6, June 2014,

Pages: 796 - 797

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