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Table 2 Table showing multiplicity and axillary lymph nodes status by the different imaging modalities in upfront surgery group

From: The additive role of dynamic contrast-enhanced and diffusion-weighted MR imaging in preoperative staging of breast cancer

Multiplicity Multiplicity Count %
Sono-mammography Single 15/37 40.5%
Multiple 15/37 40.5%
No 7/37 18.9%
DCE-MRI Single 19/37 51.4%
Multiple 17/37 45.9%
No 1/37 2.7%
Postoperative pathology Single 24/37 64.9%
Multiple 12/37 32.4%
No 1/37 2.7%
Lymph nodes LN status Count %
SM AXLNs Pathological 16/37 43.2%
Non specific 21/37 56.8%
SM other LNs Pathological 1/37 2.7%
IMLN 1/37 2.7%
DCE-MRI AXLNs Pathological 19/37 51.4%
Non specific 18/37 48.6%
DCE-MRI other LNs Pathological 1/37 2.7%
IMLNs 4/37 10.8%
DWI-MRI LNs Pathological 13/37 35.1%
Non specific 24/37 64.9%
Postoperative pathology AXLNs Pathological 15/37 40.5%
Non specific 22/37 59.4%