Gd-DTPA enhanced MR imaging of the breast in patients with postoperative scarring and silicon implants.

@article{Heywang1990GdDTPAEM,
  title={Gd-DTPA enhanced MR imaging of the breast in patients with postoperative scarring and silicon implants.},
  author={S. H. Heywang and Th. Hilbertz and Ron Beck and Wolfgang M. Bauer and Wolfgang Eiermann and W. Permanetter},
  journal={Journal of computer assisted tomography},
  year={1990},
  volume={14 3},
  pages={
          348-56
        }
}
  • S. H. Heywang, Th. Hilbertz, +3 authors W. Permanetter
  • Published in
    Journal of computer assisted…
    1990
  • Medicine
  • Sixty patients with postoperative scarring with (30) or without (30) silicon implants have been examined by magnetic resonance (MR) with Gd-diethylenetriamine pentaacetic acid. The 60 patients consisted of 28 patients with obvious normal or abnormal findings and of 32 diagnostically difficult patients, who were referred to MR because of uncertain mammographic and/or clinical findings. Scarring older than 6 months postoperatively did not enhance noticeably, whereas scarring younger than 6 months… CONTINUE READING

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