Ancillary Imaging Techniques and Minimally Invasive Procedures in the Diagnosis of Breast Cancer

  • A. Rieber-Brambs
  • M. Müller-Schimpfle


Magnetic resonance mammography (MRM) is one of the most important additional methods for the diagnosis of breast cancer. The technique is well-described and standardized, with reported sensitivities of about 90% and specificities of about 80%, depending on the indication for which MRM is used.


Breast Cancer Positron Emission Tomography Core Needle Biopsy Ductal Lavage Multifocal Lesion 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Rieber-Brambs
    • 1
  • M. Müller-Schimpfle
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology and Nuclear MedicineMunicipal Hospitals of Munich GmbH, Hospital NeuperlachMunichGermany
  2. 2.Radiologisches ZentralinstitutStädt Kliniken Frankfurt/M-HöchstFrankfurt/MainGermany

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