Breast disease: tissue characterization with Gd-DTPA enhancement profiles.

  title={Breast disease: tissue characterization with Gd-DTPA enhancement profiles.},
  author={James P. Stack and One Microsoft Way Redmond and Mary B Codd and Peter A. Dervan and Jacqueline Ennis},
  volume={174 2},
Magnetic resonance (MR) imaging of the breast is currently of limited value because of lack of specificity. Enhanced MR imaging with gadolinium diethylenetriaminepentaacetic acid (DTPA) has been shown to be helpful in the further characterization of breast tissue. This prospective study attempted to differentiate benign and malignant breast disease with a dynamic enhancement technique. Bolus injection of Gd-DTPA and a short MR imaging time were used to examine 18 patients with a palpable breast… CONTINUE READING

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