Author | Thomas H. Helbich, MD

Articles

MR breast imaging guides interventional procedures

June 16, 2005

Contrast-enhanced MR imaging has gained recognition in the last decade as a valuable adjunct to both mammography and ultrasound for detection of breast carcinomas. Most authors agree that the sensitivity of breast MRI is excellent, ranging between 88% and 100%, although specificity is only moderate, at 37% to 95%.