Evaluation of a New Multi-modality Visualization Tool for Investigation of Breast Lesions
- Patients with MRI-identified lesions that cannot be visualized under the second-look
ultrasound examination, and who will undergo the recommended unilateral MRI
- US-visible lesion.
- Any contraindications to MRI (e.g., pacemakers, metal implants).
- Any contraindications to US imaging.
- Inability to lie still for 45 minutes-1 hour.
- In excess of 250 pounds.
- Incapability to provide informed consent.
Type of Study:
Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective
Target identification success: this outcome measure is a 'yes/no' outcome, indicating whether or not an MRI-detected lesion could be successfully visualized using US-guidance in the supplemental US exam
Outcome Time Frame:
Time of examination
Petrina Causer, MD
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Center
Canada: Ethics Review Committee
- Breast Lesions
- MRI visible breast lesions that are occult under ultrasound