Histopathology of Core Biopsies of the Female Breast: Interobserver Variability and its Determinants. Preliminary Results of the DIOS Study

Andreas Stang, Alexander Kluttig, Pietro Trocchi, Kathirn Ruschke, Andrea Schmidt-Pokrzywniak, Hans-Jürgen Holzhausen, Thomas Löning, Jörg Buchmann, Anke Heinig, Christoph Thomssen, Tillmann Lantzsch, Thomas Decker, Steffen Hauptmann & Werner Böcker
Introduction: According to European guidelines, the histology of breast core biopsies is categorized by the B-categorization (B1-B5). If histologies are categorized as B3-B5, women usually undergo open surgery of the breast. The aim of this study is to estimate the interobserver variability of the B-categorization[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]