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A survey by the European Society of Breast Imaging on the utilisation of breast MRI in clinical practice

Zuid 10, 6525, GA Nijmegen , The Netherlands 3 Division of General Radiology, Department of Radiology, Medical University of Graz , Auenbruggerplatz 9/P, 8036 Graz , Austria 4 Paola Clauser 5 Institute

3D T2-weighted imaging to shorten multiparametric prostate MRI protocols

Objectives To determine whether 3D acquisitions provide equivalent image quality, lesion delineation quality and PI-RADS v2 performance compared to 2D acquisitions in T2-weighted imaging of the prostate at 3 T. Methods This IRB-approved, prospective study included 150 consecutive patients (mean age 63.7 years, 35–84 years; mean PSA 7.2 ng/ml, 0.4–31.1 ng/ml). Two uroradiologists...

New diagnostic tools for breast cancer

Imaging plays a major role in the diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up of breast cancer. Findings that require further assessment will be detected both at screening and curative mammography. Most findings that are further worked up tend to yield benign diagnoses. Consequently, there is an ongoing search for new tools to reduce recalls and unnecessary biopsies while maintaining or...

Foci on breast magnetic resonance imaging in high-risk women: cancer or not?

, 1090 Vienna , Austria 3 Paola Clauser 4 Division of Cancer Prevention and Genetics, European Institute of Oncology , Via G. Ripamonti 435, 20141 Milan , Italy Purpose To assess how frequently foci are

Digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT): recommendations from the Italian College of Breast Radiologists (ICBR) by the Italian Society of Medical Radiology (SIRM) and the Italian Group for Mammography Screening (GISMa)

This position paper, issued by ICBR/SIRM and GISMa, summarizes the evidence on DBT and provides recommendations for its use. In the screening setting, DBT in adjunct to digital mammography (DM) increased detection rate by 0.5–2.7‰ and decreased false positives by 0.8–3.6% compared to DM alone in observational and double-testing experimental studies. The reduction in recall rate...

Recommendations for breast imaging follow-up of women with a previous history of breast cancer: position paper from the Italian Group for Mammography Screening (GISMa) and the Italian College of Breast Radiologists (ICBR) by SIRM

Women who were previously treated for breast cancer (BC) are an important particular subgroup of women at intermediate BC risk. Their breast follow-up should be planned taking in consideration a 1.0–1.5 % annual rate of loco-regional recurrences and new ipsilateral or contralateral BCs during 15–20 years, and be based on a regional/district invitation system. This activity should...