Some investigators have suggested that surgery can be confidently avoided if core-needle biopsy is performed with a vacuum-assisted device, more than 12 samples are obtained, no associated atypical hyperplasia is identified, and radiologic-pathologic concordancy
is confirmed (3, 11).
Plotted data are within [+ or -]10% of concordancy
and the data point error ellipses are 1[sigma].
Arthur Hopton, in his Concordancy
of Yeares (1612), complains that works like the "Perpetuall Prognostication" do not list useful--and variable--information such as "the true place of the Moone, for her Conjunctions and Oppositions, with other things of like consequence.
The overall concordancy
rate for all reference diagnoses varied from 94.
Factors affecting HIV concordancy
in married couples in four African cities.