Systematic review : comparative effectiveness of core-needle and open surgical biopsy to diagnose breast lesions

Source:
American College of Physicians
Publisher:
American College of Physicians
Publication date:
16 February 2010

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This article has been selected for inclusion in NHS Evidence because it meets the NHS Evidence definition of a reliable systematic review. This is a systematic review in the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews and those published by a journal which conforms to the Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses (PRISMA) standard. If not published by one of these journals, a systematic review is deemed reliable if the abstract reports the inclusion/exclusion criteria, confirms two or more sources have been searched, and incorporates a synthesis of included studies. 

 

Bruening et al (2010) Systematic review : comparative effectiveness of core-needle and open surgical biopsy to diagnose breast lesions Annals of Internal Medicine 152 (4) : 238-46