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Breast Lesion Elastography Region of Interest Selection and Quantitative Heterogeneity: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

HANAA A. ABDELHAMEED, M.D.; KHALED A. ALY, M.D., NOHA H. SAKR, M.Sc.
2020 The Medical journal of Cairo University  
Conclusion: Our meta-analysis demonstrates that SWE is an accurate and reliable diagnostic tool in discriminating malignant and benign breast lesions.  ...  It is urgent to develop efficient detection technology for breast cancer. Mammographic screening is a valuable tool for early detection of breast cancer.  ...  In a meta-analysis, Chen and colleagues [22] examined the performance of SWE for the differentiation of benign and malignant breast lesions.  ... 
doi:10.21608/mjcu.2020.118551 fatcat:miovzjg6kzdc3k3gtc5qelkiby

The Contribution of Three-Dimensional Power Doppler Imaging in the Preoperative Assessment of Breast Tumors: A Preliminary Report

K. Kalmantis, C. Dimitrakakis, Ch. Koumpis, A. Tsigginou, N. Papantoniou, S. Mesogitis, A. Antsaklis
2009 Obstetrics and Gynecology International  
The aim of this study was to determine the value of 3D and 3D Power Doppler sonography in the detection of tumor malignancy in breast lesions and to find new diagnostic criteria for differential diagnosis.Methods  ...  Seventy-two lesions were histopathologically diagnosed as benign and 53 tumors as malignant.  ...  We used 6 as the cutoff point of malignancy. Final score by combined ultrasound imaging less than 6 (<6) favors a benign lesion while a score of 6 or more (≥6) assessed as predicting malignancy.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2009/530579 pmid:20011062 pmcid:PMC2778558 fatcat:mlcvozypknh4ffkelparqubsk4

Comparison of the diagnostic efficacy between ultrasound elastography and magnetic resonance imaging for breast masses

Rong Cheng, Jing Li, Li Ji, Huining Liu, Limin Zhu
2017 Experimental and Therapeutic Medicine  
In conclusion, the combination of UE and MRI is superior to the use of UE or MRI alone in the differential diagnosis of benign and malignant breast masses.  ...  The present study compared the efficacy of ultrasound elastography (UE), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and the combination of the two methods (UE+MRI) in the differential diagnosis of benign and malignant  ...  Acknowledgements The authors wish to thank Professor Huawen Zhang (Department of Radiology, Nuclear Industry 215 Hospital of Shanxi Province, Xianyang, China) for the technical support concerning UE and  ... 
doi:10.3892/etm.2017.5674 pmid:29456656 pmcid:PMC5792773 fatcat:amgjcetbnbhazkgcsprs2hbgou

Accuracy of percutaneous core needle biopsy in diagnosing papillary breast lesions and potential impact of sonographic features on their management

Tasneem Al Hassan, Patrizio Delli Fraine, Mona El-Khoury, Lawrence Joseph, Jiamin Zheng, Benoît Mesurolle
2012 Journal of Clinical Ultrasound  
To assess retrospectively the accuracy of core needle biopsy in diagnosing papillary breast lesions and evaluate the prediction of malignant papillary lesions based on sonographic features. Methods.  ...  Lesion size, patient age, type of biopsy needle and guidance, and length of imaging follow-up were documented. Sonographic features were retrospectively reviewed according to the BI-RADS lexicon.  ...  In comparison with two recent studies assessing the US BI-RADS descriptors of papillary lesions, both noted a predominantly oval shape for all papillary lesions (benign and malignant). 6, 11 In our series  ... 
doi:10.1002/jcu.21993 pmid:22987609 fatcat:eydixyu54zawln6n2jwdc7l2fq

Multi-modal Ultrasound Imaging for Breast Cancer Detection

L. Medina-Valdés, M. Pérez-Liva, J. Camacho, J.M. Udías, J.L. Herraiz, N. González-Salido
2015 Physics Procedia  
Occasional ambiguity in differentiating malignant from benign lesions with MUT index values in the gray zone separating the two classes of lesions is resolved by use of other modes of MUT images.  ...  Illustrative examples of MUT "composite" and "diagnostic" sets of images containing malignant and benign lesions are shown below (two cases of malignant lesions and one case of benign lesion).  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.phpro.2015.03.022 fatcat:qgtv62ux5jawpjp34vxkd4yj6y

Unusual recurrent metastasizing benign breast papilloma: a case report

Amit L. Jain, Janice Mullins, Justin R. Smith, Poojitha Valasareddy, Emily Miller, Amina Chaudhry, Julie Ryder, Felicia Hare, Harsha Ranganath, Michael Berry, David Robins, Lee Schwartzberg (+1 others)
2020 Journal of Medical Case Reports  
Papillary breast lesions may be benign, atypical, and malignant lesions. Pathological and clinical differentiation of breast papillomas can be a challenge.  ...  Unlike malignant lesions, benign breast papillomas are not classically associated with lymph node and distant metastasis.  ...  the basis of ultrasound (US).  ... 
doi:10.1186/s13256-020-2354-7 pmid:32070435 fatcat:ej5hcnhpgva2dm2xcekwrd4pe4

High-risk lesions of the breast: concurrent diagnostic tools and management recommendations

Francesca Catanzariti, Daly Avendano, Giuseppe Cicero, Margarita Garza-Montemayor, Carmelo Sofia, Emmanuele Venanzi Rullo, Giorgio Ascenti, Katja Pinker-Domenig, Maria Adele Marino
2021 Insights into Imaging  
Beyond merely presenting the radiological aspects of these lesions and the recent literature, information about their potential upgrade rates is discussed in order to provide a useful guide for appropriate  ...  AbstractBreast lesions with uncertain malignant behavior, also known as high-risk or B3 lesions, are composed of a variety of pathologies with differing risks of associated malignancy.  ...  Papillary lesions Papillary lesions include a large number of rare lesions, accounting for approximately 3% of all breast malignancies [59] .  ... 
doi:10.1186/s13244-021-01005-6 pmid:34037876 fatcat:ziwx2docwrhfzi6qacqthtmcvu

Application of Real-time Ultrasound Elastography in Diagnosing Benign and Malignant Thyroid Solid Nodules

Hai-Ling Wang, Sheng Zhang, Xiao-Jie Xin, Li-Hui Zhao, Chun-Xiang Li, Jia-Li Mu, Xue-Qing Wei
2012 Cancer Biology and Medicine  
Both the ES and SR were higher in malignant nodules than those in benign ones. Real-time US-E was a useful index in the differential diagnosis of thyroid solid nodules.  ...  The SR of the benign lesions was 1.64±1.37, which was significantly different from that of malignant lesions, which was 4.96±2.13 (P<0.01).  ...  Both the ES and SR were higher in malignant nodules than those in benign ones. This result indicated that both the ES and SR are useful indexes in the differential diagnosis of solid thyroid nodules.  ... 
doi:10.3969/j.issn.2095-3941.2012.02.008 pmid:23691467 pmcid:PMC3643650 fatcat:qhl3vioarvgvboalcvqun7svbe

Breast Metastases from Extramammary Malignancies: Typical and Atypical Ultrasound Features

Sung Hee Mun, Eun Young Ko, Boo-Kyung Han, Jung Hee Shin, Suk Jung Kim, Eun Yoon Cho
2014 Korean Journal of Radiology  
Index terms: Breast; Extramammary; Metastasis; Ultrasound for metastasis from extramammary malignancies.  ...  However, lesions show variable US features in some cases, and differentiation of these lesions from primary breast cancer or from benign lesions is difficult.  ... 
doi:10.3348/kjr.2014.15.1.20 pmid:24497788 pmcid:PMC3909857 fatcat:byyt7xstnzdfpkfprfzs2dppqu

Breast metastases from extramammary malignancies: multimodality imaging aspects

Almir G V Bitencourt, Roberta R M Gama, Luciana Graziano, Erika M S Negrão, Silvia M P S Sabino, Anapaula H U Watanabe, Camila S Guatelli, Juliana A Souza, Edmundo C Mauad, Elvira F Marques
2017 British Journal of Radiology  
Clinical and imaging manifestations are varied, depend on the form of dissemination of the disease and may mimic primary benign and malignant breast lesions.  ...  Owing to the lack of reliable and specific clinical or radiological signs for the diagnosis of breast metastases, a combination of techniques is needed to differentiate these lesions from primary breast  ...  Clinical manifestations and imaging tests are varied, depend on the form of dissemination of the disease and may mimic primary benign and malignant mammary lesions.  ... 
doi:10.1259/bjr.20170197 pmid:28485985 pmcid:PMC5858809 fatcat:t25vhzjmsbhqtff34ebmsmny2e

Diagnostic performance of contrast-enhanced ultrasound and enhanced magnetic resonance for breast nodules

Cui-Ying Li, Hai-Yan Gong, Li-Jun Ling, Li-Wen Du, Tong Su, Shui Wang, Jie Wang
2018 Journal of Biomedical Research  
In conclusion, the combined use of conventional US and CEUS displays good agreement with MRI in differentiating benign from malignant breast lesions.  ...  The area under the ROC curve for combined US and CEUS in discriminating benign from malignant breast lesions was 0.936, while that of MRI was 0.923, with no significant difference between them, as well  ...  We would like to thank the referees for their comments that helped us improve the manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.7555/jbr.32.20180015 pmid:29921747 pmcid:PMC6103473 fatcat:hvxcqog7uvhttkfsriwcz47pta

Benefit of Shear-wave Elastography in the differential diagnosis of breast lesion: a diagnostic meta-analysis

Jie Luo, Yong Cao, Weiqi Nian, Xiaohua Zeng, Hui Zhang, Yeli Yue, Feng Yu
2018 Medical ultrasonography  
Aims: The purpose of this diagnostic meta-analysis was to explore the benefit of shear wave elastography (SWE) combinedly used with conventional ultrasound (US) in the diagnosis of the benign and malignant  ...  The AUC for combined use and the conventional US only were 0.928 and 0.899, suggesting a promise of integrating SWE in the routine of breast lesion examination.  ...  Acknowledgments: This study was supported by Chongqing Science and Technology Committee (Grant No.: cstc2016shmszx0327). Conflict of interest: none  ... 
doi:10.11152/mu-1209 pmid:29400367 fatcat:72wvxsyx7bbmtgxce74shzhgma

Superb microvascular imaging (SMI) compared with conventional ultrasound for evaluating thyroid nodules

Ruigang Lu, Yuxin Meng, Yan Zhang, Wei Zhao, Xun Wang, Mulan Jin, Ruijun Guo
2017 BMC Medical Imaging  
In addition, the diagnostic performance of conventional ultrasound combined with SMI for differentiating benign and malignant thyroid nodules was evaluated.  ...  SMI offers a safe and low-cost alternative to CEUS for differentiating between benign and malignant thyroid nodules.  ...  Acknowledgements Not applicable Funding None Availability of data and materials The datasets used and/or analyzed during the current study are available from the corresponding author upon request.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12880-017-0241-5 pmid:29281991 pmcid:PMC5745911 fatcat:yrhlncb2bfhuvdev5m23s75al4

Ultrasound in the assessment of the palpable breast mass

H Hasni, F A Meah, A Norlia, N A Sharifah, A Zulfiqar
2004 The Medical journal of Malaysia  
To determine the most discriminating ultrasound characteristics for differentiating benign and malignant masses.  ...  Only 4 patients had a family history of breast carcinoma and all proved to have a benign breast lesion.  ...  Whether the use of ultrasound examination helps to differentiate a benign from malignant solid breast mass was one of the major controversies in breast imaging.  ... 
pmid:15779581 fatcat:vyjm3lmv6zcsrhheimc77onqvm

Treatment and Outcome of 341 Papillary Breast Lesions

Peixian Chen, Dan Zhou, Chuan Wang, Guolin Ye, Ruilin Pan, Lewei Zhu
2019 World Journal of Surgery  
Papillary breast lesions constitute a pathological heterogeneous group and display diverse clinical and imaging features.  ...  We also examined the long-term outcomes in patients who received resection of the papillary lesions.  ...  The authors Peixian Chen and Dan Zhou contributed equally to this work.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00268-019-05047-2 pmid:31209512 fatcat:rjfiwucbbngadmy7sf2thywxci
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