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J Korean Soc Menopause. 2013 Apr;19(1):9-17. Korean. Original Article.
Jeong JH , Kim HG , Kim KH , Choi OH .
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hwa-Myeong Il-Sin Christian Hospital, Yangsan, Korea.
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pusan National University School of Medicine, Yangsan, Korea.

OBJECTIVES: This study was performed to consider the clinical experience of an ultrasound-guided vacuum-assisted resection (Mammotome) for benign breast lesions through a core needle biopsy. METHODS: The authors carried out a core needle biopsy and Mammotome for 347 patients and investigated the pathologic results. RESULTS: The significant difference of core needle biopsy and Mammotome results was demonstrated, Spearman correlation coefficient is 0.413 in a correlation analysis. CONCLUSION: This experience suggest Mammotome is a useful procedure for providing more correct pathologic findings through complete resection of benign breast lesions.

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