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Diagnostic magnetic resonance imaging of the breast.

Research paper by Fahrettin F Kilic, Hayri H Ogul, Ummugulsum U Bayraktutan, Hatice H Gumus, Ozlem O Unal, Mecit M Kantarci, M Halit MH Yilmaz

Indexed on: 01 Aug '12Published on: 01 Aug '12Published in: The Eurasian journal of medicine



Abstract

Contrast enhanced breast magnetic resonance imaging is a modality that is frequently used into the breast radiologist's daily clinical practice. MRI examination should have optimal technical proficiency in order to attain diagnostic quality avoiding false positive and negative diagnoses. Furthermore, due to increasing usage fields of the examinations uniting with high sensitivity phenomenon, excessive usage and excision/interventional procedures are inevitable. Therefore, we hope to highlight the appropriate usage of the MRI technique and it's clinical applications.