Gray-scale contrast-enhanced ultrasonography of sentinel lymph nodes in a metastatic breast cancer model.

@article{Wang2009GrayscaleCU,
  title={Gray-scale contrast-enhanced ultrasonography of sentinel lymph nodes in a metastatic breast cancer model.},
  author={Yue-Xiang Wang and Wei Wang and Jun-lai Li and Jie Tang},
  journal={Academic radiology},
  year={2009},
  volume={16 8},
  pages={957-62}
}
RATIONALE AND OBJECTIVES Previous studies showed it was possible to employ sonographic contrast agent for identification of the sentinel lymph nodes (SLNs). This study is to investigate the usefulness of SonoVue (a sonographic contrast agent) and gray-scale contrast-enhanced ultrasonography (CEUS) for detecting the SLNs in a metastatic breast cancer model. MATERIALS AND METHODS CEUS was performed in 12 female rabbits with breast VX2 tumor after subcutaneous administration of SonoVue. The site… CONTINUE READING
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