Navigation Links
Second look ultrasound: Effective MRI correlate for identifying incidental breast lesions
Date:4/23/2009

A second look ultrasound of the breast, used in conjunction with MRI, allows radiologists to identify lesions not detected on conventional mammography and first look ultrasound; in some cases it allows radiologists to determine whether or not a lesion is malignant or benign, according to a study performed at the University of Rome La Sapienza in Rome, Italy.

The study included 182 patients who had mammography, ultrasound and MRI. "More than 25% of all enhancing lesions detected on breast MRI were incidental enhancing lesions not seen on conventional imaging," said Federica Pediconi, MD, lead author of the study. "Breast MRI identified 55 additional lesions in 46/182 patients that were not seen on x-ray mammography or first look ultrasound. 21 lesions detected on breast MRI were confirmed as malignant. Second look ultrasound confirmed the presence of 42/55 lesions found on MRI. A total of 24 of the 42 lesions confirmed on ultrasound were malignant," she said.

"Based on our findings, second look ultrasound should be performed in all cases of incidental enhancing lesions found on breast MRI and not seen before. An incidental lesion with suspicious features on MRI and ultrasound is more likely to be malignant," said Dr. Pediconi.

"On the basis of our experiences, second look ultrasound is an optimal choice for the depiction and diagnoses of incidental enhancing lesions detected on preoperative MRI and allows for good patient management. Moreover, if a lesion is depicted with ultrasound it may be amenable to ultrasound-guided percutaneous biopsy which is cheaper and faster," she said.


'/>"/>

Contact: Heather Curry
hcurry@arrs.org
703-858-4304
American Roentgen Ray Society
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Landauer, Inc. Sets Date and Time for Announcement of Fiscal Second Quarter 2009 Results
2. Joint Commission Awards TeamHealth Teleradiology Second Consecutive Gold Seal of Approval(TM)
3. Only 10 Seconds to Care by Dr. Wendy S. Harpham helps heal clinician-patient bonds
4. Milestone Scientific Hosts Second Annual Symposium on Computer-Controlled Local Anesthetic Delivery (C-CLAD)
5. NBTY to Web Cast Fiscal Second Quarter Conference Call
6. Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. Invites You to Join Its Fiscal 2009 Second Quarter Earnings Webcast
7. Lilly Declares Second-Quarter Dividend
8. Sodexo Ranks Second on the 2009 DiversityInc Top Ten Companies for Latinos List
9. Mersanas Second Development Candidate, XMT-1107, Shows Superior Pharmacokinetics and Anti-Tumor Activity in Studies Presented at American Association of Cancer Research Meeting
10. Secondhand Smoke Quickly Affects Blood Vessels
11. Every 30 Seconds an African Child Dies from Malaria; Education Key to Prevention
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/1/2015)... ... August 01, 2015 , ... Brig and Lita Hart, icons of the ... of their Healthy Home mission with the HOPE Movement of EvolvHealth. In what has ... both companies have agreed to join their missions of purpose together to change the ...
(Date:8/1/2015)... ... August 01, 2015 , ... On Tuesday, July 28th, Symantec ... are thought to have been behind the attack on Anthem Inc. which resulted in ... day exploits, watering hole attacks and spear phishing campaigns. , For Joe ...
(Date:8/1/2015)... Dallas, TX (PRWEB) , ... August 01, 2015 , ... ... support for the March4thforWellBeing foundation, making hers the very first small business donation to ... and look beautiful for over thirty years. Her legacy includes a complete line of ...
(Date:8/1/2015)... ... 01, 2015 , ... On March 19, 2015 Phil Valentine – the Executive Director of Connecticut ... Trail by stepping off Springer Mountain and heading north. Since that day, Phil has ... Connecticut and was greeted by friends and family. He visited CCAR and left an ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... ... ... Ticket Down is a reputable source of authentic tickets for the 2015 iHeart Radio ... every genre of music will have an act they are excited to see at this ... following artists will perform: Sam Smith, Coldplay, Kenny Chesney, The Who, Jason Derulo, Demi ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Looking for HOPE? Healthy Home Has Evolv’d 2Health News:Looking for HOPE? Healthy Home Has Evolv’d 3Health News:Frenemy at the Gates - Hackers Excel at Leveraging Trust 2Health News:Frenemy at the Gates - Hackers Excel at Leveraging Trust 3Health News:Frenemy at the Gates - Hackers Excel at Leveraging Trust 4Health News:March4thforWellBeing Foundation Kickoff 2Health News:Connecticut Executive Hikes Appalachian Trail to Raise Awareness About Recovery. 2Health News:Cheap 2015 iHeartRadio Music Festival Tickets in Las Vegas at MGM Grand Garden Arena: Ticket Down Slashes Ticket Prices on the iHeart Radio Music Festival in Vegas 2Health News:Cheap 2015 iHeartRadio Music Festival Tickets in Las Vegas at MGM Grand Garden Arena: Ticket Down Slashes Ticket Prices on the iHeart Radio Music Festival in Vegas 3
... ANN ARBOR, Mich. Without fanfare, hundreds of thousands ... each year, usually to alleviate recurring infections and obstructive ... are sent to a pathologist, who looks for evidence ... But this common practice may not be cost-effective because ...
... of data across different levels of detail, from gene ... methods. Each method has its own type of data ... levels of detail and from different databases, for example ... is therefore challenging and time consuming. In addition, combining ...
... DETROIT A Henry Ford Hospital study has ... way medication is managed for patients with heparin-induced ... Researchers found that patients treated by the ... anticoagulant drugs three times faster and were 32 ...
... The air pollution control measures that were put in ... continued would cut almost in half the lifetime risk ... pollutants, a new study concludes. This might translate to ... large metropolitan area, scientists said, which is only one of ...
... -- People who have dealings with the criminal justice system are ... found guilty or spent time in prison, a new study finds. ... who died of suicide between 1981 and 2006 and compared them ... The study found that 34.8 percent of men who committed ...
... barrier sites -- the skin, gut, lung limit ... and parasites. Understanding how the immune system works in ... diseases as asthma, psoriasis, IBD, and food allergies, all ... David Artis, PhD, professor of Microbiology and Gregory F. ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:The great tonsil dilemma 2Health News:The great tonsil dilemma 3Health News:Major step taken toward an open and shared digital brain atlasing framework 2Health News:Using pharmacist-directed service improves quality of care for patients 2Health News:Pollution controls used during China Olympics could save lives if continued 2Health News:Pollution controls used during China Olympics could save lives if continued 3Health News:Brushes With the Law Raise Suicide Risk, Study Shows 2
(Date:7/30/2015)... Ohio , July 30, 2015  Cleveland Clinic ... OMTEC® 2015 keynote address last month that industry is ... in order to gain the efficiencies—and develop the transformational ... Dr. Barsoum,s comments were preceded by Doug ... entrepreneur and OMTEC moderator, who stressed that industry must ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... , July 30, 2015  Growth of the ... as they bring former prescription users to the OTC ... Kline forecasts robust Rx-to-OTC switch activity over the ... emerging along with many new brands entering the market ... over the next five years (even those with low ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... 2015 P&S Market ... market overview, trends, DRO analysis, market segmentation, ... developments, competitive scenario and top competitor profiles ... Market Development and Demand Forecast to 2020  ... Explore more about global biosensors ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Orthopaedic Surgery Reimbursement Shifts to Episode of Care 2Rx-to-OTC Switches -- Game Changers for the U.S. OTC Drugs Market through 2019, Sees Kline 2Rx-to-OTC Switches -- Game Changers for the U.S. OTC Drugs Market through 2019, Sees Kline 3Global Biosensors Market (Size of $12,964 Million in 2014) to Witness 10% CAGR During 2015 - 2020 2Global Biosensors Market (Size of $12,964 Million in 2014) to Witness 10% CAGR During 2015 - 2020 3Global Biosensors Market (Size of $12,964 Million in 2014) to Witness 10% CAGR During 2015 - 2020 4Global Biosensors Market (Size of $12,964 Million in 2014) to Witness 10% CAGR During 2015 - 2020 5
... , WOONSOCKET, R.I., Oct. 15 CVS/pharmacy announced today ... October 22, in light of manufacturer delays in delivery ... However, MinuteClinic will continue to administer seasonal flu ... the flu season with the supply of vaccine replenished ...
... Cynosure, Inc. (Nasdaq: CYNO ... of light-based aesthetic treatment systems, today announced that the company ... 27, 2009 at 9:00 a.m. ET. , On the call, ... President and Chief Financial Officer Timothy Baker will discuss Cynosure,s ...
Cached Medicine Technology:CVS Caremark Announces Updates to Flu Vaccine Program 2CVS Caremark Announces Updates to Flu Vaccine Program 3Cynosure to Announce Third-Quarter 2009 Financial Results on October 27 2
... Nephew ECTRA II systems permit the surgeon ... ligament endoscopically, allowing access via two portals ... endoscopic lens fogging with good air flow. ... and control. ECTRA knives permit the surgeon ...
... Screw System provides a unique option for the ... particularly the opening wedge osteotomy of the first ... Fragment Plate and Screw Set is a complete ... houses the plates, screws, and drills. It provides ...
Micro instruments designed to provide maximum grasping, resecting capability, and excellent maneuverability for easy access to tight, small joints (wrist, elbow, and ankle).,Features pinless hinge d...
Micro instruments designed to provide maximum grasping, resecting capability, and excellent maneuverability for easy access to tight, small joints (wrist, elbow, and ankle).,Features pinless hinge d...
Medicine Products: