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By Joerg Barkhausen, Achim Rody, Fritz K.W. Schäfer

Digital Breast Tomosynthesis: method and Cases is a finished and well timed creation to an important technological increase in breast melanoma imaging. This state of the art consultant explains the means of electronic breast tomosynthesis (DBT), describes effects from to be had scientific reports, bargains thoughts for using DBT in regimen perform, and discusses the newest advancements and attainable destiny traits in DBT. the most a part of the e-book includes forty five hugely illustrated case studies that let readers to discover the sensible facets of DBT and deepen their wisdom of this crucial new modality in breast imaging.

Key Features:

  • Presents forty five fantastically illustrated case experiences showcasing the appliance of DBT to medical practice
  • Examines the result of all presently on hand scientific trials and studies
  • Evaluates using DBT along mammography and as opposed to mammography
  • Includes top of the range pictures from a few of the modalities in breast imaging: 2nd mammography, DBT, and ultrasound, to let comparability in their strengths and limitations
  • Combines services within the fields of radiology and gynecology with an interdisciplinary staff of contributors
  • Provides videos of the DBT facts set for many instances at the Thieme MediaCenter

Authoritative and recent, this quantity is vital for radiology practitioners, citizens, and fellows who desire to find out about the opportunity of DBT and remain on the leading edge of technological advancements of their box. The wealth of clinically suitable details turns out to be useful for any radiologist contemplating the institution of DBT as a brand new imaging instrument of their practice.

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60-year-old woman, status post-excisional biopsy for atypical ductal hyperplasia. (c) Single slice from 3D tomosynthesis data set of the right breast, CC projection. (d) Single slice from 3D tomosynthesis data set of the right breast, MLO projection. continued ▶ 41 Illustrative Case Reports Fig. 3 (continued) Case 3. 60-year-old woman, status post-excisional biopsy for atypical ductal hyperplasia. (e) Ultrasound scan of the mass. (f) Ultrasound scan of the mass, second plane. 4 Case 4 Final Diagnosis History Moderately differentiated carcinoma (no special type) with associated ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS).

2 Case 4. DBT data set of the right breast, CC projection. Spiculated mass and intramammary lymph node. 43 Illustrative Case Reports Fig. 4 Case 4. Screening examination of a 44-year-old woman. (a) Digital mammogram of the right breast, CC projection. ACR 2. Spiculated mass in the upper outer quadrant. Suspected intramammary lymph node. (b) Digital mammogram of the left breast, CC projection. (c) Digital mammogram of the right breast, MLO projection. (d) Digital mammogram of the left breast, MLO projection.

1-cm spiculated mass with ill-defined margins. Classified as Breast Imaging Reporting and Data System (BI-RADS) 5 (Fig. 1a, b). DBT Tomosynthesis views of the left breast in the craniocaudal (CC) and mediolateral oblique (MLO) projections demonstrate a spiculated mass and skin retraction. The lesion appears less dense in the CC view than on mammograms. Classified as BI-RADS 5 (Fig. 1c, d). Ultrasonography Hypoechoic mass with ill-defined margins in the left breast, measuring 20 × 11 × 12 mm. Classified as BIRADS 5.

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