Preoperative Assessment of Breast Cancer: Sonography Versus MR Imaging

  title={Preoperative Assessment of Breast Cancer: Sonography Versus MR Imaging},
  author={Alexander Hlawatsch and Andrea Teifke and Marcus Schmidt and Manfred Thelen},
  journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology},
  volume={179 6},
OBJECTIVE The purposes of our study were to compare the diagnostic value of whole-breast sonography and MR imaging as adjunctive techniques to mammography and to determine whether MR imaging should be used routinely in the preoperative assessment of patients with suspected breast cancer. SUBJECTS AND METHODS . One hundred four women (age range, 34-84 years; mean age, 60 years) with findings highly suggestive of malignancy in the breast were examined with mammography, sonography, and dynamic… CONTINUE READING


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