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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29030785/usefulness-of-abbreviated-breast-mri-screening-for-women-with-a-history-of-breast-cancer-surgery
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Bo Hwa Choi, Nami Choi, Mi Young Kim, Jung-Hyun Yang, Young Bum Yoo, Hae Kyoung Jung
PURPOSE: We investigated the usefulness of abbreviated breast MRI (AB-MRI), including fat-suppressed T2-weighted imaging, pre- and postcontrast image acquisition, and subtracted maximum-intensity projection imaging, for the screening of women with a history of breast cancer surgery. METHODS: Between October 2014 and March 2016, a total of 799 AB-MRI examinations were performed for 725 women with a history of breast cancer surgery. The image acquisition time was 8...
October 13, 2017: Breast Cancer Research and Treatment
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29024241/sentinel-node-biopsy-in-ductal-carcinoma-in-situ-of-the-breast-never-justified
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Luca Sorrentino, Alessandra Sartani, Daniela Bossi, Rosella Amadori, Manuela Nebuloni, Marta Truffi, Matteo Bonzini, Eliana Riggio, Diego Foschi, Fabio Corsi
Sentinel lymph node biopsy for ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) of the breast is not standard of care. However, nodal involvement for DCIS patients is reported. Aim of our study was to identify preoperative features predictive of nodal involvement in DCIS patients. We have retrospectively reviewed 175 patients with a preoperative diagnosis of DCIS following a vacuum-assisted breast biopsy, and undergoing surgery with sentinel node biopsy. Variables distribution was compared between patients upstaged to invasive cancer at final pathology and patients with a confirmed DCIS, and between positive vs negative sentinel node patients...
October 11, 2017: Breast Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29018952/automated-breast-volume-scanner-abvs-in-assessing-breast-cancer-size-a-comparison-with-conventional-ultrasound-and-magnetic-resonance-imaging
#3
Rossano Girometti, Martina Zanotel, Viviana Londero, Anna Linda, Michele Lorenzon, Chiara Zuiani
OBJECTIVES: To compare automated breast volume scanner (ABVS), ultrasound (US) and MRI in measuring breast cancer size, and evaluate the agreement between ABVS and US in assessing lesion location and sonographic features. METHODS: We retrospectively included 98 women with 100 index cancers who had undergone US and ABVS followed by 1.5T MRI. Images were interpreted by a pool of readers reporting lesion size, location and breast imaging reporting and data system (BI-RADS) features...
October 10, 2017: European Radiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28992680/application-of-computer-aided-diagnosis-in-breast-ultrasound-interpretation-improvements-in-diagnostic-performance-according-to-reader-experience
#4
Ji-Hye Choi, Bong Joo Kang, Ji Eun Baek, Hyun Sil Lee, Sung Hun Kim
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the usefulness of applying computer-aided diagnosis (CAD) to breast ultrasound (US), depending on the operator's experience with breast imaging. Methods: Between October 2015 and January 2016, two experienced readers obtained and analyzed the grayscale US images of 200 cases according to the Breast Imaging Reporting and Data System (BI-RADS) lexicon and categories. They additionally applied CAD (S-Detect) to analyze the lesions and made a diagnostic decision subjectively, based on grayscale US with CAD...
August 14, 2017: Ultrasonography
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28987664/abbreviated-breast-magnetic-resonance-protocol-value-of-high-resolution-temporal-dynamic-sequence-to-improve-lesion-characterization
#5
Guillaume Oldrini, Benjamin Fedida, Julie Poujol, Jacques Felblinger, Isabelle Trop, Philippe Henrot, Emile Darai, Isabelle Thomassin-Naggara
PURPOSE: To evaluate the added value of ULTRAFAST-MR sequence to an abbreviated FAST protocol in comparison with FULL protocol to distinguish benign from malignant lesions in a population of women, regardless of breast MR imaging indication. MATERIALS AND METHODS: From March 10th to September 22th, 2014, we retrospectively included a total of 70 consecutive patients with 106 histologically proven lesions (58 malignant and 48 benign) who underwent breast MR imaging for preoperative breast staging (n=38), high-risk screening (n=7), problem solving (n=18), and nipple discharge (n=4) with 12 time resolved imaging of contrast kinetics (TRICKS) acquisitions during contrast inflow interleaved in a regular high-resolution dynamic MRI protocol (FULL protocol)...
October 2017: European Journal of Radiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28982628/first-in-human-study-of-acoustic-angiography-in-the-breast-and-peripheral-vasculature
#6
Sarah E Shelton, Brooks D Lindsey, Paul A Dayton, Yueh Z Lee
Screening with mammography has been found to increase breast cancer survival rates by about 20%. However, the current system in which mammography is used to direct patients toward biopsy or surgical excision also results in relatively high rates of unnecessary biopsy, as 66.8% of biopsies are benign. A non-ionizing radiation imaging approach with increased specificity might reduce the rate of unnecessary biopsies. Quantifying the vascular characteristics within and surrounding lesions represents one potential target for assessing likelihood of malignancy via imaging...
October 2, 2017: Ultrasound in Medicine & Biology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28978076/cancer-antigen-15-3-platelet-distribution-width-and-fibrinogen-in-combination-to-distinguish-breast-cancer-from-benign-breast-disease-in-non-conclusive-mammography-patients
#7
Shuang Fu, Zhi-Yuan Yun, Ming-Ming Cui, Hongxue Meng, Cheng Qian, Tiemin Liu, Zhi-Ping Liu, Rui-Tao Wang, Kai-Jiang Yu
Breast cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer and the leading cause of cancer death among females. However, mammographic diagnosis is sometimes non-conclusive with a Breast imaging Reporting and Data System (Bi-RaDS) result of 0. Cancer antigen 15-3 (CA15-3) is the most widely used serum tumor marker for breast cancer screening. Platelet distribution width (PDW) is an early indicator of platelet activation. Fibrinogen contributed to angiogenesis and distant metastasis. The aim of this study was to investigate the ability of CA15-3, PDW, and fibrinogen individually or in combination, to distinguish breast cancer from benign breast disease...
September 15, 2017: Oncotarget
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28965898/a-self-directed-learning-intervention-for-radiographers-rating-mammographic-breast-density
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E U Ekpo, P Hogg, E Wasike, M F McEntee
PURPOSE: Subjective methods of mammographic breast density (MBD) assessment are prone to inter-reader variability. This work aims to assess the impact of a short self-directed, experiential learning intervention on radiographers' reproducibility of MBD assessment. METHOD: The study used two sets of images (test and learning intervention) containing left craniocaudal and left mediolateral oblique views. The test set had MBD ratings from Volpara™ and radiologists using the fourth edition Breast Imaging and Data Systems (BI-RADS(®))...
November 2017: Radiography
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28961568/mri-in-the-assessment-of-bi-rads%C3%A2-4-lesions
#9
Doris Leithner, Georg Wengert, Thomas Helbich, Elizabeth Morris, Katja Pinker
The American College of Radiology (ACR) Breast Imaging-Reporting and Data System (BI-RADS) lexicon, which is used ubiquitously to standardize reporting of breast magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), provides 7 BI-RADS assessment categories to indicate the level of suspicion of malignancy and guide further management. A BI-RADS category 4 assessment is assigned when an imaging abnormality does not fulfill the typical criteria for malignancy, but is suspicious enough to warrant a recommendation for biopsy. The BI-RADS category 4 assessment covers a wide range of probability of malignancy, from >2 to <95%...
October 2017: Topics in Magnetic Resonance Imaging: TMRI
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28943165/characterization-of-invisible-breast-cancers-in-digital-mammography-and-tomosynthesis-radio-pathological-correlation
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P M Aguilar Angulo, C Romero Castellano, J Ruiz Martín, M P Sánchez-Camacho González-Carrato, L M Cruz Hernández
OBJECTIVE: To review the radio-pathologic features of symptomatic breast cancers not detected at digital mammography (DM) and digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT). MATERIAL AND METHODS: Retrospective analysis of 169 lesions from symptomatic patients with breast cancer that were studied with DM, DBT, ultrasound (US) and magnetic resonance (MR). We identified occult lesions (true false negatives) in DM and DBT. Clinical data, density, US and MR findings were analyzed as well as histopathological results...
September 21, 2017: Radiología
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28937263/imaging-features-of-breast-cancers-on-digital-breast-tomosynthesis-according-to-molecular-subtype-association-with-breast-cancer-detection
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Su Hyun Lee, Jung Min Chang, Sung Ui Shin, A Jung Chu, Ann Yi, Nariya Cho, Woo Kyung Moon
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate imaging features of breast cancers on digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) according to molecular subtype and to determine whether the molecular subtype affects breast cancer detection on DBT. METHODS: This was an institutional review board--approved study with a waiver of informed consent. DBT findings of 288 invasive breast cancers were reviewed according to Breast Imaging Reporting and Data System lexicon. Detectability of breast cancer was quantified by the number of readers (0-3) who correctly detected the cancer in an independent blinded review...
October 9, 2017: British Journal of Radiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28932980/understanding-clinical-mammographic-breast-density-assessment-a-deep-learning-perspective
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Aly A Mohamed, Yahong Luo, Hong Peng, Rachel C Jankowitz, Shandong Wu
Mammographic breast density has been established as an independent risk marker for developing breast cancer. Breast density assessment is a routine clinical need in breast cancer screening and current standard is using the Breast Imaging and Reporting Data System (BI-RADS) criteria including four qualitative categories (i.e., fatty, scattered density, heterogeneously dense, or extremely dense). In each mammogram examination, a breast is typically imaged with two different views, i.e., the mediolateral oblique (MLO) view and cranial caudal (CC) view...
September 20, 2017: Journal of Digital Imaging: the Official Journal of the Society for Computer Applications in Radiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28906361/is-there-an-extraclinical-value-of-automated-breast-volume-scanner-compared-with-hand-held-ultrasound-a-pilot-study
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COMPARATIVE STUDY
Jia Zhan, Xue-Hong Diao, Yun Pang, Yan Wang, Lin Chen, Yue Chen
The aim of this study was to investigate the extraclinical value of automated breast volume scanning (ABVS) in the diagnosis of breast tumor compare to hand-handle ultrasound (HHUS).One hundred twenty-four patients with breast tumor were performed HHUS and ABVS before operation. The research focused on whether there were newly found tumors or new findings on the coronal planes by using ABVS compared with HHUS. Then, the classification adjustments of breast imaging reporting and data system (BI-RADS) were made according to new findings on the coronal planes by using ABVS...
September 2017: Medicine (Baltimore)
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28898125/diagnostic-utility-of-mri-after-negative-or-inconclusive-mammography-for-the-evaluation-of-pathologic-nipple-discharge
#14
Manisha Bahl, Michele A Gadd, Constance D Lehman
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study is to determine the diagnostic utility of MRI after negative or inconclusive mammography for the evaluation of pathologic nipple discharge. MATERIALS AND METHODS: We conducted a retrospective review of breast MRI examinations from January 1, 2006, through December 31, 2015, that were performed after negative or inconclusive mammography for the evaluation of nipple discharge. Clinical notes, imaging findings, and pathology outcomes were reviewed...
September 12, 2017: AJR. American Journal of Roentgenology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28887401/proposal-of-a-structured-reporting-system-for-prostate-specific-membrane-antigen-psma-targeted-pet-imaging-psma-rads-version-1-0
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Steven P Rowe, Kenneth J Pienta, Martin G Pomper, Michael A Gorin
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September 8, 2017: Journal of Nuclear Medicine: Official Publication, Society of Nuclear Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28885890/qualitative-radiogenomics-association-between-oncotype-dx-test-recurrence-score-and-bi-rads-mammographic-and-breast-mr-imaging-features
#16
Genevieve A Woodard, Kimberly M Ray, Bonnie N Joe, Elissa R Price
Purpose To evaluate the association between Breast Imaging Reporting and Data System (BI-RADS) mammographic and magnetic resonance (MR) imaging features and breast cancer recurrence risk in patients with estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer who underwent the Oncotype DX assay. Materials and Methods In this institutional review board-approved and HIPAA-compliant protocol, 408 patients diagnosed with invasive breast cancer between 2004 and 2013 who underwent the Oncotype DX assay were identified. Mammographic and MR imaging features were retrospectively collected according to the BI-RADS lexicon...
September 8, 2017: Radiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28879346/can-cut-off-values-for-tumor-size-or-patient-age-in-breast-ultrasound-reduce-unnecessary-biopsies-or-is-it-all-about-bi-rads-a-retrospective-analysis-of-763-biopsied-t1-sized-lesions
#17
Laura Holzer-Fruehwald, Matthias Meissnitzer, Michael Weber, Stephan Holzer, Klaus Hergan, Christian Weismann
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES: To assess whether it is possible to establish a size cut-off-value for sonographically visible breast lesions in a screening situation, under which it is justifiable to obviate a biopsy and to evaluate the grayscale characteristics of the identified lesions. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Images of sonographically visible and biopsied breast lesions of 684 patients were retrospectively reviewed and assessed for the following parameters: size, shape, margin, lesion boundary, vascularity, patient's age, side of breast, histological result, and initial BI-RADS category...
June 2017: Ultrasound International Open
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28871806/effectiveness-of-a-mobile-mammography-program
#18
Elizabeth Stanley, Madelene C Lewis, Abid Irshad, Susan Ackerman, Heather Collins, Dag Pavic, Rebecca J Leddy
OBJECTIVE: Mobile mammography units have increasingly been used to address patient health care disparities; however, there are limited data comparing mobile units to stationary sites. This study aims to evaluate the characteristics of women who underwent mammography screening in a mobile unit versus those who underwent mammography screening at a cancer center. MATERIALS AND METHODS: In this retrospective study, we analyzed all screening mammography examinations performed in a mobile unit in 2014 (n = 1433 examinations)...
September 5, 2017: AJR. American Journal of Roentgenology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28870431/could-parenchymal-enhancement-on-contrast-enhanced-spectral-mammography-cesm-represent-a-new-breast-cancer-risk-factor-correlation-with-known-radiology-risk-factors
#19
S L Savaridas, D B Taylor, D Gunawardana, M Phillips
AIM: To compare background parenchymal enhancement (BPE) on contrast-enhanced (CE) spectral mammography (CESM) with CE magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and evaluate how these relate to hormonal status, mammographic breast density (MBD) and MRI fibroglandular tissue volume (FGTV). METHODS AND MATERIALS: Between June 2012 to October 2015, participants in a cancer staging study underwent full-field digital mammography (FFDM), CEMRI, and CESM. Two readers independently rated FGTV, MBD, and BPE using the Breast Imaging-Reporting and Data System (BI-RADS) criteria...
September 1, 2017: Clinical Radiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28870060/sonographic-features-that-can-be-used-to-differentiate-between-small-triple-negative-breast-cancer-and-fibroadenoma
#20
Ga Young Yoon, Joo Hee Cha, Hak Hee Kim, Hee Jung Shin, Eun Young Chae, Woo Jung Choi
Purpose: Our study investigated whether any sonographic findings could be useful for differentiating between small triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) and fibroadenoma. Methods: This retrospective study was approved by our Institutional Review Board, which waived the requirement for patient consent. From January 2009 to December 2010, the sonographic features of 181 pathologically proven TNBC tumors and 172 fibroadenomas measuring less than or equal to 2 cm in the longest dimension were reviewed and analyzed according to the fifth edition of the Breast Imaging Reporting and Data System (BI-RADS) lexicon...
August 4, 2017: Ultrasonography
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