Edward A Sickles
Affiliation: University of California
- The spectrum of breast asymmetries: imaging features, work-up, managementEdward A Sickles
Department of Radiology, University of California San Francisco School of Medicine, University of California San Francisco Medical Center, Box 1677, San Francisco, CA 94143 1667, USA
Radiol Clin North Am 45:765-71, v. 2007..For each type of asymmetry, the article also indicates the frequency of occurrence, likelihood of malignancy, standard imaging work-up, assessment, and management...
- American College Of Radiology/Society of Breast Imaging curriculum for resident and fellow education in breast imagingEdward A Sickles
University of California, San Francisco, Medical Center, Department of Radiology, San Francisco, CA 94143 1667, USA
J Am Coll Radiol 3:879-84. 2006..Radiologists already in practice also may find the curriculum useful in outlining the material they need to know to remain up to date in the practice of breast imaging...
- The use of breast imaging to screen women at high risk for cancerEdward A Sickles
Department of Radiology, Box 1667, UCSF Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94143 1667, USA
Radiol Clin North Am 48:859-78. 2010..The use of screening US remains controversial among women who have no substantial risk factors other than dense breasts...
- Performance benchmarks for diagnostic mammographyEdward A Sickles
Department of Radiology, University of California San Francisco School of Medicine, 1600 Divisadero St, Rm H 2801, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
Radiology 235:775-90. 2005....
- Auditing your breast imaging practice: an evidence-based approachEdward A Sickles
University of California San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco, California, USA
Semin Roentgenol 42:211-7. 2007
- Influence of computer-aided detection on performance of screening mammographyJoshua J Fenton
University of California, Davis, Sacramento, USA
N Engl J Med 356:1399-409. 2007..Since the Food and Drug Administration approved the technology in 1998, it has been disseminated into practice, but its effect on the accuracy of interpretation is unclear...
- Physician predictors of mammographic accuracyRebecca Smith-Bindman
Department of Radiology, University of California, San Francisco, 1600 Divisadero St, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
J Natl Cancer Inst 97:358-67. 2005..The association between physician experience and the accuracy of screening mammography in community practice is not well studied. We identified characteristics of U.S. physicians associated with the accuracy of screening mammography...
- Performance benchmarks for screening mammographyRobert D Rosenberg
Department of Radiology, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, MSC10 5530, USA
Radiology 241:55-66. 2006..S. radiologists to allow development of performance benchmarks for screening mammography...
- Positive predictive value of specific mammographic findings according to reader and patient variablesAruna Venkatesan
School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, 513 Parnassus Ave, Room S 245, San Francisco, CA 94143 0454, USA
Radiology 250:648-57. 2009....
- Comparative effectiveness of digital versus film-screen mammography in community practice in the United States: a cohort studyKarla Kerlikowske
University of California, San Francisco, USA
Ann Intern Med 155:493-502. 2011..Few studies have examined the comparative effectiveness of digital versus film-screen mammography in U.S. community practice...
- Breast cancer yield for screening mammographic examinations with recommendation for short-interval follow-upKarla Kerlikowske
Dept of Medicine and Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Univ of California, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
Radiology 234:684-92. 2005..To compare cancer yield for screening examinations with recommendation for short-interval follow-up after diagnostic imaging work-up versus after screening mammography only...
- Benefit of semiannual ipsilateral mammographic surveillance following breast conservation therapyVignesh A Arasu
Department of Radiology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
Radiology 264:371-7. 2012..To compare cancer recurrence outcomes on the basis of compliant semiannual versus noncompliant annual ipsilateral mammographic surveillance following breast conservation therapy (BCT)...
- Computer-aided detection output on 172 subtle findings on normal mammograms previously obtained in women with breast cancer detected at follow-up screening mammographyDebra M Ikeda
Department of Radiology, Stanford University Medical Center, Room S-068A, Rte 1, 300 Pasteur Dr, Stanford, CA 94305-5105, USA
Radiology 230:811-9. 2004..The authors believe failure to act on such nonspecific but CAD-marked findings prospectively does not constitute interpretation below a reasonable standard of care...
- The probably benign assessmentJessica W T Leung
Department of Radiology, University of California San Francisco Medical Center, 1600 Divisadero Street, Room C 250, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
Radiol Clin North Am 45:773-89, vi. 2007....
- Association of volume and volume-independent factors with accuracy in screening mammogram interpretationCraig A Beam
Department of Radiology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA
J Natl Cancer Inst 95:282-90. 2003..We thus investigated whether reading volume and other factors were independently associated with accuracy in reading screening mammograms in a population of U.S. radiologists...
- Comparison of screening mammography in the United States and the United kingdomRebecca Smith-Bindman
Department of Radiology, University of California, San Francisco 94115, USA
JAMA 290:2129-37. 2003..Screening mammography differs between the United States and the United Kingdom; a direct comparison may suggest methods to improve the practice...
- The ACR BI-RADS experience: learning from historyElizabeth S Burnside
Department of Radiology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wisconsin 53792 3252, USA
J Am Coll Radiol 6:851-60. 2009..The history of this lexicon illustrates a series of challenges and instructive successes that provide a valuable guide for other groups that aspire to develop similar lexicons in the future...
- Differential value of comparison with previous examinations in diagnostic versus screening mammographyElizabeth S Burnside
Department of Radiology, Box 1667, University of California School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA 94143-1667, USA
AJR Am J Roentgenol 179:1173-7. 2002..For diagnostic mammography, comparison with previous examinations increases true-positive findings...
- Solitary dilated duct identified at mammography: outcomes analysisC Belinda Chang
Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, University of California, San Francisco, Mount Zion Medical Center, 94115, USA
AJR Am J Roentgenol 194:378-82. 2010..The purpose of this study is to review the clinical and pathologic outcomes for cases of solitary dilated duct identified at mammography...
- Developing asymmetry identified on mammography: correlation with imaging outcome and pathologic findingsJessica W T Leung
Department of Radiology, University of California, San Francisco Medical Center, Box 1667, San Francisco, CA 94143 1667, USA
AJR Am J Roentgenol 188:667-75. 2007..We examined the frequency, imaging outcome, and pathologic significance of developing asymmetry...
- Reality check: perceived versus actual performance of community mammographersJoshua J Fenton
Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, Davis, 4860 Y St, Ste 2300, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
AJR Am J Roentgenol 187:42-6. 2006..2%). CONCLUSION: Despite regular performance feedback, community radiologists may overestimate their true rates of recommending further evaluation after screening mammography and underestimate their true positive predictive value...
- Wolfe mammographic parenchymal patterns and breast cancer riskEdward A Sickles
Department of Radiology, Box 1667, University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA 94143-1667, USA
AJR Am J Roentgenol 188:301-3. 2007
- A probabilistic expert system that provides automated mammographic-histologic correlation: initial experienceElizabeth S Burnside
Department of Radiology, University of California School of Medicine, Box 1667, San Francisco, CA 94143 1667, USA
AJR Am J Roentgenol 182:481-8. 2004....
- Analysis of 172 subtle findings on prior normal mammograms in women with breast cancer detected at follow-up screeningDebra M Ikeda
Department of Radiology, Stanford University Medical Center, Rm S-068A, 300 Pasteur Dr, Stanford, CA 94305-5105, USA
Radiology 226:494-503. 2003..We believe failure to act on these nonspecific findings prospectively does not necessarily constitute interpretation below a reasonable standard of care...
- Performance parameters for screening and diagnostic mammography: specialist and general radiologistsEdward A Sickles
Department of Radiology, University of California (UCSF) Medical Center, Box 1667, San Francisco 94143-1667, USA
Radiology 224:861-9. 2002..9 per 1,000 and 27.0 per 1,000, respectively (P <.001). CONCLUSION: Specialist radiologists detect more cancers and more early-stage cancers, recommend more biopsies, and have lower recall rates than general radiologists...
- Interpreting data from audits when screening and diagnostic mammography outcomes are combinedRita E Sohlich
Department of Radiology, Box 1667, University of California Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94143-1667, USA
AJR Am J Roentgenol 178:681-6. 2002....
- Factors affecting radiologist inconsistency in screening mammographyCraig A Beam
Department of Radiology, Medical College of Wisconsin, 8701 Watertown Plank Rd, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
Acad Radiol 9:531-40. 2002..The authors' population-based method provides an objective metric to measure case difficulty and basis from which to identify difficult cases for targeted training...
- Preoperative embolization of vascular phyllodes tumor of the breastJessica W T Leung
Department of Radiology, University of California, San Francisco Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
AJR Am J Roentgenol 184:S115-7. 2005
- Mammography with breast cushionsSuzanne L Dibble
Institute for Health and Aging, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
Womens Health Issues 15:55-63. 2005..We conducted a randomized clinical trial to determine the impact on pain and image quality when breast cushions were used to pad the surfaces of the mammography equipment during film-screen mammography...
- Reactions to uncertainty and the accuracy of diagnostic mammographyPatricia A Carney
Department of Community and Family Medicine, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover and Lebanon, NH, USA
J Gen Intern Med 22:234-41. 2007..Reactions to uncertainty in clinical medicine can affect decision making...
- Evaluation of proscriptive health care policy implementation in screening mammographyCraig A Beam
H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, 12902 Magnolia Drive, Tampa, FL 33612 9497, USA
Radiology 229:534-40. 2003..To evaluate the potential effect of proscriptive health care policies directed toward improving screening mammogram interpretation in the United States...
- Mammography facility characteristics associated with interpretive accuracy of screening mammographyStephen Taplin
Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
J Natl Cancer Inst 100:876-87. 2008..Understanding sources of facility variation could become a foundation for improving interpretive performance...
- Combined screening with ultrasound and mammography vs mammography alone in women at elevated risk of breast cancerWendie A Berg
American Radiology Services Inc, Johns Hopkins Green Spring, Lutherville, Maryland, USA
JAMA 299:2151-63. 2008..Screening ultrasound may depict small, node-negative breast cancers not seen on mammography...
- Short-interval follow-up mammography: are we doing the right thing?Karla Kerlikowske
J Natl Cancer Inst 95:418-9. 2003
- Factors associated with imaging and procedural events used to detect breast cancer after screening mammographyPatricia A Carney
Norris Cotton Cancer Center, Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
AJR Am J Roentgenol 188:385-92. 2007..The purpose of this study was to characterize the type and frequency of diagnostic evaluations after screening mammography and to summarize their association with the likelihood of biopsy and subsequent breast cancer diagnosis...
- Re: Changes in breast cancer detection and mammography recall rates after the introduction of a computer-aided detection systemStephen A Feig
J Natl Cancer Inst 96:1260-1; author reply 1261. 2004
- Follow-up of palpable circumscribed noncalcified solid breast masses at mammography and US: can biopsy be averted?Oswald Graf
Institute of Radiology, Ambulatory Care Center Steyr, Stadtplatz 30, A 4400 Steyr, Austria
Radiology 233:850-6. 2004....
- Probably benign breast masses at US: is follow-up an acceptable alternative to biopsy?Oswald Graf
Department of Radiology, ACC Steyr, Stadtplatz 30, A 4400 Steyr, Austria
Radiology 244:87-93. 2007..To retrospectively determine whether nonpalpable solid breast masses that were partially or completely obscured at mammography and diagnosed as probably benign only at ultrasonography (US) can be safely managed with follow-up...
- Use of the American College of Radiology BI-RADS to report on the mammographic evaluation of women with signs and symptoms of breast diseaseBerta M Geller
Dept of Health Promotion Research, Univ of Vermont, 1 S Prospect St, Burlington, VT 05401 3444, USA
Radiology 222:536-42. 2002..To examine whether mammographic assessments and recommendations are linked as expected, based on the Breast Imaging Reporting and Data System (BI-RADS), for the evaluation of women with signs and symptoms of breast disease...
- Accuracy of short-interval follow-up mammograms by patient and radiologist characteristicsErin J Aiello Bowles
Group Health Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, 1730 Minor Ave, Ste 1600, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
AJR Am J Roentgenol 190:1200-8. 2008..The purpose of our study was to examine the accuracy of short-interval follow-up mammograms and evaluate patient and radiologist characteristics associated with accuracy...
- Concordance of breast imaging reporting and data system assessments and management recommendations in screening mammographyStephen H Taplin
Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound, 1730 Minor Ave, Suite 1600, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
Radiology 222:529-35. 2002..To examine how frequently Breast Imaging Reporting and Data System (BI-RADS) mammographic screening assessments were associated with expected clinical management recommendations...
- Improving the concordance of mammography assessment and management recommendationsBerta M Geller
Office of Health Promotion Research, University of Vermont, 1 S Prospect St, Rm 4427D, Burlington, VT 05401 3444, USA
Radiology 241:67-75. 2006....
- Correlation of radiologist rank as a measure of skill in screening and diagnostic interpretation of mammogramsCraig A Beam
Biostatistics Core, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, Fla, USA
Radiology 238:446-53. 2006..Thus, proficiency in one area does not guarantee proficiency in the other area for some radiologists...