The validity and clinical utility of axillary ultrasonography-guided fine needle aspiration biopsy in detection of nodal metastasis in early-stage breast cancer patients: a retrospective single-center experience


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TAŞÇI F., METİN Y., Metin N. O. , Kadioglu M. E. , Gozukara M. G. , KUL S.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.52, no.4, pp.1160-1168, 2022 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 52 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2022
  • Doi Number: 10.55730/1300-0144.5419
  • Journal Name: TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, CAB Abstracts, EMBASE, MEDLINE, Veterinary Science Database, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.1160-1168
  • Keywords: Axillary ultrasonography, axillary dissection, breast cancer, fine needle aspiration biopsy, sentinel lymph node biopsy, SENTINEL-LYMPH-NODE, TUMOR SIZE, ULTRASOUND, CYTOLOGY, DISSECTION, MANAGEMENT, WOMEN, DIAGNOSIS, EFFICACY, RISK
  • Recep Tayyip Erdoğan University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background/aim: Assessing the validity and clinical utility of axillary ultrasonography (AUS)-guided fine needle aspiration biopsy (FNAB) in detection of nodal metastasis during preoperative axillary investigation in comparison to the histopathologic diagnosis in early-stage breast cancer.