Implementing Abbreviated MRI Screening Into a Breast Imaging Practice.

Authors:
Holly Marshall
Holly Marshall
Case Western Reserve University
Donna Plecha
Donna Plecha
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
United States

AJR Am J Roentgenol 2019 Apr 17:1-4. Epub 2019 Apr 17.

1 Department of Radiology, University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, 11100 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44106.

The purpose of this article is to describe steps for implementing abbreviated breast MRI into a breast imaging practice. Mammographic screening for breast cancer has been the standard of care. However, breast cancer remains a leading cause of death of women. Studies have shown that MRI performed with an abbreviated protocol for women at average and slightly increased risk depicts mammographically occult biologically significant cancers at early stages.

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https://www.ajronline.org/doi/10.2214/AJR.18.20396
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http://dx.doi.org/10.2214/AJR.18.20396DOI Listing
April 2019
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