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Volume 4 Supplement 1

Symposium Mammographicum 2002

  • Meeting abstract
  • Open Access

Decubitus position for horizontal approach mammotome: is it possible?

  • E Lightfoot1,
  • A Pavis1,
  • A Murphy1 and
  • J Berry-Smith2
Breast Cancer Research20024(Suppl 1):56

Published: 1 July 2002


Cancer ResearchPrefer ApproachHorizontal ApproachMammotome BiopsyStereotactic Equipment

The objective of this poster is to assess the feasibility of using the decubitus position for horizontal arm mammotome biopsy on upright stereotactic equipment. Illustrated examples of the preferred approach for lesions in each of the four quadrants of the breast shall be included.

Authors’ Affiliations

North Yorkshire Breast Screening Service, York District Hospital, York, UK
GE Medical Systems, UK


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