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Noninvasive and Low-Cost Technique for Early Detection of Clinically Relevant Breast Lesions Using a Handheld Point-of-Care Medical Device (iBreastExam): Prospective Three-Arm Triple-Blinded Comparative Study

Noninvasive and Low-Cost Technique for Early Detection of Clinically Relevant Breast Lesions... Indian J Gynecol Oncolog (2016) 14:26 DOI 10.1007/s40944-016-0057-1 ORIGINAL PAPER Noninvasive and Low-Cost Technique for Early Detection of Clinically Relevant Breast Lesions Using a Handheld Point-of-Care Medical Device (iBreastExam): Prospective Three-Arm Triple-Blinded Comparative Study 1 1 1 1 • • • S. P. Somashekhar Ratna Vijay Rupa Ananthasivan Govindarajan Prasanna Received: 2 April 2016 / Revised: 11 April 2016 / Accepted: 12 April 2016 / Published online: 22 April 2016 Association of Gynecologic Oncologists of India 2016 Abstract breast lesions with Sn = 85 %, Sp = 93 %. All malignant Context With limited access to mechanisms of early lesions were identified by iBE, while one non-palpable detection, the vast majority of breast cancer cases present malignant lesion was missed by clinician CBE. at late stages in developing countries. Conclusion The point-of-care Breast Imaging device Objective To determine the clinical efficacy of a hand- (iBreastExam) performed with significantly better sensi- held point-of-care medical device that could potentially tivity, by 19 %, than CBE to detect breast lesions while assist allied healthcare workers to perform standardized reporting high specificity (94 %) and NPV (98 %). In Clinical Breast Examination in low-resource settings. younger women population under the age of 40 http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Indian Journal of Gynecologic Oncology Springer Journals

Noninvasive and Low-Cost Technique for Early Detection of Clinically Relevant Breast Lesions Using a Handheld Point-of-Care Medical Device (iBreastExam): Prospective Three-Arm Triple-Blinded Comparative Study

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Springer Journals
Copyright
Copyright © 2016 by Association of Gynecologic Oncologists of India
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Oncology; Surgical Oncology
ISSN
2363-8397
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2363-8400
DOI
10.1007/s40944-016-0057-1
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Abstract

Indian J Gynecol Oncolog (2016) 14:26 DOI 10.1007/s40944-016-0057-1 ORIGINAL PAPER Noninvasive and Low-Cost Technique for Early Detection of Clinically Relevant Breast Lesions Using a Handheld Point-of-Care Medical Device (iBreastExam): Prospective Three-Arm Triple-Blinded Comparative Study 1 1 1 1 • • • S. P. Somashekhar Ratna Vijay Rupa Ananthasivan Govindarajan Prasanna Received: 2 April 2016 / Revised: 11 April 2016 / Accepted: 12 April 2016 / Published online: 22 April 2016 Association of Gynecologic Oncologists of India 2016 Abstract breast lesions with Sn = 85 %, Sp = 93 %. All malignant Context With limited access to mechanisms of early lesions were identified by iBE, while one non-palpable detection, the vast majority of breast cancer cases present malignant lesion was missed by clinician CBE. at late stages in developing countries. Conclusion The point-of-care Breast Imaging device Objective To determine the clinical efficacy of a hand- (iBreastExam) performed with significantly better sensi- held point-of-care medical device that could potentially tivity, by 19 %, than CBE to detect breast lesions while assist allied healthcare workers to perform standardized reporting high specificity (94 %) and NPV (98 %). In Clinical Breast Examination in low-resource settings. younger women population under the age of 40

Journal

Indian Journal of Gynecologic OncologySpringer Journals

Published: Apr 22, 2016

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