Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound May Improve Detection And Diagnosis Of Breast Lesions, Study Suggests.

The Radiology Business Journal (7/9, Slachta) reports researchers found that “adding contrast-enhanced ultrasound (US) to traditional US could promote better, more sensitive detection and diagnosis of breast lesions.” The findings were published in Clinical Radiology. The study’s authors said that the American College of Radiology’s Breast Imaging-Reporting and Data System (BI-RADS) “has standardized the treatment process and improved the diagnosis efficiency of breast lesions worldwide. However, the low specificity troubles clinicians.”

Author: Nicole Hardy

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