Breast DCE-MRI: Influence of Postcontrast Timing on Automated Lesion Kinetics Assessments and Discrimination of Benign and Malignant Lesions.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

Academic radiology (2014)

Keywords:

2014, July 2014, Public Health Sciences Division

Abstract:

Breast dynamic contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging (DCE-MRI) scanning protocols vary widely. The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of postcontrast timing on delayed-phase lesion kinetics assessment and ability to discriminate malignant from benign lesions.