CTLM as an adjunct to mammography in the diagnosis of patients with dense breast.

@article{Qi2013CTLMAA,
  title={CTLM as an adjunct to mammography in the diagnosis of patients with dense breast.},
  author={Jin Qi and Zhaoxiang Ye},
  journal={Clinical imaging},
  year={2013},
  volume={37 2},
  pages={289-94}
}
PURPOSE The purpose was to evaluate the utility of computed tomographic laser mammography (CTLM) as an adjunct examination to mammography in women with dense breast tissue. METHODS We retrospectively compared the findings of mammography, CTLM, and adjunct CTLM to mammography with pathology of 155 women scheduled for biopsy or surgery. RESULTS Positive lesions were observed more significantly in malignant than benign lesions. The sensitivity of mammography vs. mammography+CTLM was 34.4% vs… CONTINUE READING
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