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Clinical Study

The Contribution of Three-Dimensional Power Doppler Imaging in the Preoperative Assessment of Breast Tumors: A Preliminary Report

Table 3

3D outcome according to the sonographic criteria used in our breast tumor patients.

BenignCA
% %

ShapeRound/oval5272.2%11.9% .0001
Lobular2027.8%1018.9%
Irregular00%4279.2%
Orientation( )4968.1%47.5% .0001
( )2129.2%59.4%
( )22.8%4483.0%
MarginWell defined7097.2%1325% .0001
ILL defined22.8%4075%
Surrounding echogenicityHypoechogenic regular72100.0%2445.3%.002
Echogenic irregular00%2954.7%
EchogenicityHyperechoic6387.5%3362.3%.002
Hypoechoic912.5%2037.7%
EchotextureHomogenous3751.4%1222.6% .0001
Inhomogenous3548.6%4177.4%
Acoustic transmissionPresent3650.0%815.1% .0001
Absent3650.0%4584.9%
PatternCompression pattern6995.8%611.3% .0001
Retraction/star pattern34.2%4788.7%
Vessels architectureLinear7097.2%2547.2% .0001
Chaotic-complex22.8%2852.8%
R.I. 0.427097.2%2954.7% .0001
<0.4222.8%2445.3%

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