Impact of presurgical breast magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) on surgical planning - a retrospective analysis from a private radiology group.

@article{Fan2013ImpactOP,
  title={Impact of presurgical breast magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) on surgical planning - a retrospective analysis from a private radiology group.},
  author={X Cynthia Fan and Takuma Nemoto and Karen Blatto and Emily Mangiafesto and Jodi Sundberg and Anna L. Chen and Anthony Foti and Markus Holzhauer and Patrick Lahr and Eric Snitzer and Thomas B. Summers and David H Wolf and Janet H Sung},
  journal={The breast journal},
  year={2013},
  volume={19 2},
  pages={134-41}
}
Presurgical bilateral breast MRI is being increasingly utilized in newly diagnosed breast cancer patients to identify the presence of other potentially malignant lesions and thereby guide surgical planning. The authors have performed a retrospective analysis of presurgical MRIs in 445 breast cancer patients, consecutively seen in a community practice setting, to determine what risk factors may be associated with bilateral synchronous breast cancer. Clinical, imaging, surgical, and pathological… CONTINUE READING