Featured Search - PET/MRI Not Recommended As Alternative to Magnetic Resonance Mammography

February 1, 2011

German radiologists find that PET/MRM is no better than magnetic resonance mammography alone at evaluating local breast tumors.

Top news from a Jan. 31 featured radiology search on SearchMedica: Positron emission tomography

Diagnostic accuracy of fused positron emission tomography/magnetic resonance mammography: initial resultsBritish Journal of Radiology | Feb 1, 2011 (Free abstract. Full text $15)

In a small retrospective study, German radiologists find that PET/MRM is no better than magnetic resonance mammography alone at evaluating local breast tumors. In some cases, however, it may have an impact on surgical management.

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