The Automated Breast Volume Scanner (ABVS): initial experiences in lesion detection compared with conventional handheld B-mode ultrasound: a pilot study of 50 cases

@inproceedings{Wojcinski2011TheAB,
  title={The Automated Breast Volume Scanner (ABVS): initial experiences in lesion detection compared with conventional handheld B-mode ultrasound: a pilot study of 50 cases},
  author={Sebastian Wojcinski and Andr{\'e} Farrokh and Ursula Hille and Jakub Wiskirchen and Samuel Gyapong and Amr A Soliman and Friedrich Degenhardt and Peter Hillemanns},
  booktitle={International journal of women's health},
  year={2011}
}
The idea of an automated whole breast ultrasound was developed three decades ago. We present our initial experiences with the latest technical advance in this technique, the automated breast volume scanner (ABVS) ACUSON S2000(™). Volume data sets were collected from 50 patients and a database containing 23 women with no detectable lesions in conventional ultrasound (BI-RADS(®)-US 1), 13 women with clearly benign lesions (BI-RADS(®)-US 2), and 14 women with known breast cancer (BI-RADS(®)-US 5… CONTINUE READING