Thursday, 29 November 2007

RSNA Breast Interventional Papers

  1. Axillary US in SLNB (Korea) - including US localisation to prevent technical failure of SLNB or false -ve when tumour filed with malignancy
  2. Radiofrequency ablation of breast cancer and assessment of ablation zone (Glasgow) - Safe and effective in achieving cell death with CE US to assess immediate response
  3. Cryoablation vs radiofrequency ablation of small breast cancer: measurement with 3T MRI imaging ( Rome) - US guided ablation feasible and reliable. CE MRI ideal method to quantify procedure efficacy
  4. US mammotome excision of low risk benign lesions (Korea) - can replace surgical excision for low risk benign lesions
  5. US mammotome excision of benign intraduct mass for treatment of nipple discharge (Korea)
  6. US mammotome excision of benign papillary masses (Korea) - to preclude surgical biopsy