Navigation Links
Study Determines Breast-Specific Gamma Imaging Has Higher Specificity Than MRI in Patients With Equivocal Mammograms
Date:10/2/2007

Dilon high-resolution camera superior to conventional gamma imaging for

both detecting breast cancer and screening high-risk patients.

NEWPORT NEWS, Va., Oct. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Recently published study results in The Breast Journal indicate that Breast-Specific Gamma Imaging (BSGI) may be more specific than MRI for evaluating patients with equivocal mammographic findings. The study, compiled by Dr. Rachel Brem and colleagues at The George Washington University Medical Center, compared the use of BSGI and MRI for women with an indeterminate mammogram. Standard procedure requires women with an indeterminate mammogram to have additional clinical work-ups.

According to Dr. Brem, Breast Specific Gamma Imaging (BSGI) -- nuclear medicine imaging of the breast -- is a physiologic approach to breast imaging. BSGI uses a high-resolution gamma camera and Tc-Sestamibi. Previous patient examinations demonstrated high-resolution cameras to be superior to conventional gamma imaging for both detecting breast cancer and screening high-risk patients.

"With the advent of high-resolution gamma cameras, further studies of BSGI versus MRI is warranted as both are physiologically-based adjunct imaging modalities for the diagnosis of breast cancer," said Dr. Brem.

Study Methods & Materials

The retrospective study included twenty-three women with an indeterminate breast finding. In these cases, the interpreting radiologist or referring physician had determined BSGI and MRI examinations were necessary. Subsequently, these patients proceeded to biopsy. If a patient's lesion, for which MRI guided biopsy was recommended, was not seen at the time the patient presented for biopsy, then the patient had a short interval follow-up with MRI.

Patients had BSGI with the Dilon 6800 -- a high-resolution, small-field-of-view gamma camera in craniocaudal and mediolateral oblique projections. MRI was performed with a GE 1.5-T system using a dedicated breast
'/>"/>

SOURCE Dilon Technologies
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Rural Canadians travel far for specialists: study
2. A new study surpasses Gene Therapy Hurdle
3. Tomato Sauce reduces Cancer Risk- Study
4. A question on study of Adult Stem Cell
5. Study on obesity and heart failure
6. National Lung Study in the process
7. Marijuana gateway theory strengthened by study of twins
8. Old theory of adaptation confirmed by new study
9. Study casts doubt on keyboard ills
10. Gene study links endometriosis, infertility
11. Study reveals how stress can make you sick
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/27/2014)... For those who want to build ... products are very practical. Top10BestSEOHosting.com today announces that ... the best ASP.NET hosting suppliers of this year. ... top web hosting provider for a long time, ... today. Recently proclaimed one of the fastest growing ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... 27, 2014 Philadelphia, PA. Inc. ... annual Inc. 500 list, an exclusive ranking of the ... most comprehensive look at the most important segment of ... who gained early exposure as members of the Inc. ... Pizza. , “Some of world’s greatest companies have ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... AR (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Shawna's ... August 2014, is about Seed Digging, which a brand-new ... health therapy models, yet works to bring permanent healing ... with addictions and mental health disorders cured on a ... from their own minds and find incredible inner peace ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... Recently, iFitDress.com, a professional company of ... designs of romantic bridal gowns . To top ... price (up to 66 percent off) when buying the ... line has been updated with these new items. All ... hopes that all clients can gain an enjoyable shopping ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... 27, 2014 Seventy-three members of the ... celebrated the beginning of their careers as healthcare professionals ... 23. Students entering a four-year PharmD program traditionally receive ... welcome them into the profession as colleagues dedicated to ... at the Garrison Theater in Claremont, Calif., KGI President ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Top10BestSEOHosting.com Releases the Best ASP.NET Hosting Suppliers of This Year: Hostgator, Arvixe and FatCow 2Health News:Inc Magazine Unveils 33rd Annual List of America's Fastest-Growing Private Companies - the Inc. 500 2Health News:Shawna Burns, Counselor, Releases Debut Book, "Seed Digging," to Improve Lives of Children and Adults with Addictions and Mental Health Disorders 2Health News:Promotion For Romantic Bridal Gowns Launched By Professional Company iFitDress.com 2Health News:Founding Class of the KGI School of Pharmacy Formally Welcomed into the Profession at a Traditional White Coat Ceremony 2
... protect first responders, or people with weak immune systems ... and most people think of asthma, but new research ... firemen, emergency workers and other first responders. , They ... weakened by chemotherapy or HIV, according to scientists who,ve ...
... more than 30 years of experience in Public Safety and ... ... the global leader in,crisis information management technology, today announced that Paul,Crawford ... based in Boston, where he is responsible for ESi operations in,Massachusetts ...
... Need to Spearhead Talks with Doctors about ... New Treatment ... adopted "no seizures, no side effects" as a major goal for,people ... patients,with active epilepsy are informed by their doctors about treatment options.,The ...
... 3 ReBuilder Medical,Technologies, Inc. (Pink Sheets: RBRM), ... diabetic peripheral neuropathy, Molluscum,Contagiosum, and MRSA announces record ... ), "Corporate profits increased by 100% ... "Full disclosure will be released on our annual ...
... Dec. 3 LipoScience, Inc. is pleased to,announce the ... Directors., Mr. Landon has over 30 years of ... from active management, Mr. Landon,was Vice President & General ... functional responsibility for all of DuPont,s Medical,Products businesses, with ...
... of the leading contributors to a man,s inability to ... year look for a solution, many seek alternative treatments ... side effects. A new published study reveals that Prelox, ... antioxidant plant extract from the bark of the French ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Germ-Fighting Inhaler Could Fend Off Bioterror Agents 2Health News:Germ-Fighting Inhaler Could Fend Off Bioterror Agents 3Health News:ESi Announces Strategic New Hire in Boston 2Health News:Leading Epilepsy Groups Unveil New Survey Results Challenging Patients to Take Charge of Their Health 2Health News:Leading Epilepsy Groups Unveil New Survey Results Challenging Patients to Take Charge of Their Health 3Health News:Leading Epilepsy Groups Unveil New Survey Results Challenging Patients to Take Charge of Their Health 4Health News:ReBuilder Medical Technologies, Inc. Reports Doubled Profits for October 2Health News:Horphag's Prelox provides over-the-counter solution 2Health News:Horphag's Prelox provides over-the-counter solution 3
(Date:8/27/2014)... Aug. 27, 2014  CVS Caremark (NYSE: ... new clinical affiliation with MedStar Health, a leading health ... and the Washington, DC ... health care services for patients. Through this clinical affiliation, ... clinical support, medication counseling, chronic disease monitoring and wellness ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... NORWALK, Conn. , Aug. 27, 2014  UBM ... , a leading online community for medical imaging professionals, ... Association for Medical Imaging Management,s 2014 Annual Meeting ... the conference coverage: , 11 Principles ... management can lead to greater profitability. , ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Emergency University , ... emergency medical training and response technologies, was awarded ... from the Department of Homeland Security and ... st Regional Support Command (RSC). The ... nationwide CPR/AED/First Aid training. The Army Reserve 81 ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:CVS Caremark Announces New Clinical Affiliation with MedStar Health 2CVS Caremark Announces New Clinical Affiliation with MedStar Health 3Diagnostic Imaging Covers Association for Medical Imaging Management (AHRA) 2014 Meeting 2Diagnostic Imaging Covers Association for Medical Imaging Management (AHRA) 2014 Meeting 3Emergency University Equips Homeland Security, Army Reserve with SCA Response Program to Save Lives of Sudden Cardiac Arrest Victims 2Emergency University Equips Homeland Security, Army Reserve with SCA Response Program to Save Lives of Sudden Cardiac Arrest Victims 3
... polyester, latex-free, thermal transfer wristband for ... Prints images that resist smears and ... mild cleaners, and blood. A time-tested ... and patron management applications. A tamper-evident ...
... thermal wristband that provides automated ID verification ... boost efficiency and accuracy. Meets healthcare patient ... the risk of data left on ribbons ... errors (FDA). Also available with UV varnish, ...
... Laser Sheeted Wristband / ... laser-printable sheets with an ... laser labels that adhere ... clear, fold-over protective window ...
... DataMate Laser Sheeted Wristband ... of laser-printable sheets with ... and laser labels that ... wristbands clear, fold-over protective ...
Medicine Products: