Insights Imaging (2017) 8:581–588 DOI 10.1007/s13244-017-0573-2 ORIGINAL ARTICLE Breast cancer mammographic diagnosis performance in a public health institution: a retrospective cohort study 1 1 1 Juliana M.R.B. Mello & Fernando P. Bittelbrunn & Marcio A. B. C. Rockenbach & 1 1,2 1 Guilherme G. May & Leonardo M. Vedolin & Marilia S. Kruger & 1 1 1 Matheus D. Soldatelli & Guilherme Zwetsch & Gabriel T. F. de Miranda & Saone I. P. 1 1 Teixeira & Bruna S. Arruda Received: 27 April 2017 /Revised: 15 August 2017 /Accepted: 25 August 2017 /Published online: 4 October 2017 The Author(s) 2017. This article is an open access publication Abstract negative predictive value (NPV) was 98.32%. The abnormal Objectives To evaluate the quality assurance of mam- interpretation rate (recall rate) was 12.26%. mography results at a reference institution for the diag- Conclusions The results are appropriate when compared to nosis and treatment of breast cancer in southern Brazil, the values proposed by the BIRADS 5th edition. based on the BIRADS (Breast Imaging Reporting and Additionally, the study provided self-reflection considering Data System) 5th edition recommendations for auditing our radiological practice, which is essential for improvements purposes. and collaboration regarding breast cancer
Insights into Imaging – Springer Journals
Published: Oct 4, 2017
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