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Breast Screening with the Aid of MRI


19 August, 2010 | MRI

In the detection and assessment of breast cancer by MRI, gadolinium contrast agent is used to highlight lesions and their extent. Subtraction and fat suppression techniques are used to minimize loss of visibility. The screening of the general population by MRI is not practical because of its high cost and limited availability. Although MRI screening [...]