Clinical indication and patient age predict likelihood of malignancy in suspicious breast MRI lesions.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

Academic radiology, Volume 16, Issue 10, p.1281-5 (2009)

Keywords:

2009, Adult, Age Distribution, Aged, Aged, 80 and over, Breast Neoplasms, Center-Authored Paper, Clinical Research Division, Female, Humans, Incidence, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Middle Aged, Prognosis, Public Health Sciences Division, Reproducibility of Results, Research Trials Office Core Facility - Biostatistics Service, Risk Assessment, Risk Factors, Sensitivity and Specificity, Shared Resources, Washington, Young Adult

Abstract:

To evaluate the associations of patient age and clinical indication with the risk of malignancy for suspicious lesions initially detected on breast magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).