Health Imaging (7/18) reports that a majority of states have adopted breast density reporting laws, but it hasn’t led to a change in screening ultrasound ordering rates, according to nine years’ worth of data analyzed in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.
Aunt Minnie (7/16) reports that preoperative breast MRI features such as multifocal disease, a nonmass enhancement lesion, and greater background parenchymal enhancement can help forecast positive or close margins at breast-conserving surgery, according to a new study published in the European Journal of Radiology.
Aunt Minnie (7/15) reports that the visibility of screen-detected cancers is generally equal to or higher on synthesized 2D mammography when compared with full-field digital mammography (FFDM), but caution should be used when evaluating asymmetries and lesions less than 2 cm in size, according to a new study published in Academic Radiology.
Aunt Minnie (7/15) reports that the automated breast volume scanner (ABVS) performs just as well as handheld ultrasound for distinguishing between malignant and benign breast lesions, according to a literature review published in the August issue of Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology.
Axis Imaging News (7/15) reports on breast ultrasound elastography, an emerging imaging technique that provides information about a potential breast lesion by evaluating its stiffness in a non-invasive way.