[Breast scintigraphy using 99mTc-sestamibi--use and limitations].

  title={[Breast scintigraphy using 99mTc-sestamibi--use and limitations].},
  author={Reinhold Tiling and Rainer Linke and Mareike Kessler and Michael Untch and Harald Sommer and Kirsten Brinkb{\"a}umer and In{\'e}s Becker and Klaus Hahn},
  journal={Nuklearmedizin. Nuclear medicine},
  volume={41 3},
AIM Until now scintimammography did not achieve any definite role in the assessment of breast lesions. Purpose of this study was to elaborate its use as well as the limitations of scintimammography after 500 examinations completed. METHODS Scintigraphic findings were correlated with the histopathologic outcome of 219 patients, who underwent surgery or biopsy for histopathological confirmation. The results were determined with respect to palpability of the lesion and tumour size. Additionally… CONTINUE READING