Role of combined BI-RADS assessment using mammography and sonography for evaluation of incidental hypermetabolic lesions in the breast on 18F-FDG PET-CT.

@article{Lim2013RoleOC,
  title={Role of combined BI-RADS assessment using mammography and sonography for evaluation of incidental hypermetabolic lesions in the breast on 18F-FDG PET-CT.},
  author={Soyeoun Lim and Eun Hye Lee and Jung Mi Park and Yon-Woo Chang and Hyung Hwan Kim and Sun Hye Jeong},
  journal={Acta radiologica},
  year={2013},
  volume={54 10},
  pages={
          1117-24
        }
}
BACKGROUND PET-CT is widely used for evaluation and follow-up of malignancy. Incidental hypermetabolic lesions are often found on PET-CT, some of which are confirmed to be malignant. PURPOSE To estimate the role of combined Breast Imaging-Reporting and Data System (BI-RADS) assessment using mammography and sonography for evaluation of incidental hypermetabolic lesions on 18F-FDG PET-CT and to determine an appropriate next step. MATERIAL AND METHODS This study included incidental… CONTINUE READING