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Medline ® Abstract for Reference 28

of 'Clinical features, diagnosis, and staging of newly diagnosed breast cancer'

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Spring hookwire breast lesion localizer: use with rigid-compression mammographic systems.
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Kopans DB, Lindfors K, McCarthy KA, Meyer JE
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Radiology. 1985;157(2):537.
 
Modifications have been made in the spring hookwire system to facilitate accurate three-dimensional placement and to aid surgeons in gauging the location of the hook with respect to a breast lesion. Difficulties in placement of the needle created by rigid compression systems can be overcome by using a combination of a fenestrated compression plate and a spot-compression device.
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