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Histopathological and Tumor Characteristics Associated with False Negative Axillary Ultrasonography Results in Breast Cancer.

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Summary of "Histopathological and Tumor Characteristics Associated with False Negative Axillary Ultrasonography Results in Breast Cancer."

As the false-negative rates of axillary ultrasonography (AUS) (21%-48%) are not optimal, the demand for axillary surgery remains even if AUS is negative. The aim of this study is to determine the histopathological and tumor characteristics associated with false-negative AUS results.

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Name: Medical ultrasonography
ISSN: 2066-8643
Pages: 232-238

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