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MRI Evaluation to Assess the Relationship Between the Areolar Margin and Underlying Breast Paryenchyma Attachments to the Dermis


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18 Years
N/A
Open (Enrolling)
Female
Breast Cancer

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Trial Information

MRI Evaluation to Assess the Relationship Between the Areolar Margin and Underlying Breast Paryenchyma Attachments to the Dermis


Inclusion Criteria:



- Have one of the following indications for MRI study of the breast - screening for
high risk without evidence of disease, have existing breast cancer with need for
evaluation of extent of disease or to rule out additional occult cancer, or to have
an equivocal mammogram or ultrasound requiring additional information from MRI.

- No prior breast surgery including prior excisional biopsies for disease performed
with surgical technique, breast augmentation, reduction mammoplasty or breast lift
with or without implants.

- Capable of fitting into the MRI machine.

- Permission to contact and consent the patient to participate from the investigator(s)

- Provide written informed consent and Authorization for Use/Disclosure of PHI

Exclusion Criteria:

- Have a contraindication to MRI study.

- Prior breast surgery - this includes: prior excisional biopsies for disease performed
with surgical technique, breast augmentation, reduction mammoplasty or breast lift
with or without implants [Patients may have undergone prior percutaneous (needle)
biopsy or fine needle aspiration]

- Inability to fit into the MRI machine.

- Psychological factors that may interfere with successful completion of the study

- Refusal to provide written informed consent and/or Authorization for Use/Disclosure
of PHI

Type of Study:

Interventional

Study Design:

Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Diagnostic

Outcome Measure:

Patterns of Breast Gland Attachment

Outcome Description:

Identify the various patterns of breast gland attachment to the overlying skin.

Outcome Time Frame:

6 months

Safety Issue:

No

Principal Investigator

Heather Richardson, MD

Investigator Role:

Principal Investigator

Investigator Affiliation:

Piedmont Hospital

Authority:

United States: Institutional Review Board

Study ID:

Breast MRI

NCT ID:

NCT01300585

Start Date:

February 2011

Completion Date:

December 2013

Related Keywords:

  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast
  • Cancer
  • Breast Neoplasms

Name

Location

Piedmont HospitalAtlanta, Georgia  30309