Usefulness of scintimammography as an adjunct to mammography and ultrasound in the diagnosis of breast diseases.

@article{Gupta2006UsefulnessOS,
  title={Usefulness of scintimammography as an adjunct to mammography and ultrasound in the diagnosis of breast diseases.},
  author={Renu Gupta and David Collier and Suad Abdeen and Leah Roberts and Ali Y T Hussein and Ibtisam A Al-Bader and G. M. Shah Syed},
  journal={Australasian radiology},
  year={2006},
  volume={50 6},
  pages={539-42}
}
This study was undertaken to evaluate the diagnostic efficacy of 99mtechnetium methoxyisobutylisonitrile scintimammography (SM) and combined use of mammography and ultrasound in the detection of the breast lesions in the symptomatic breast. Histopathological findings were the gold standard. Eighty patients with symptomatic breasts underwent mammography and/or ultrasound breast followed by SM. In 25 patients there were 27 lesions that were malignant and 55 patients had 65 lesions that were… CONTINUE READING