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Study to Evaluate the Diagnostic Value of a Combined Molecular Breast Imaging/ Breast Tomosynthesis Modality

2014-08-27 03:17:36 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this pilot study is to investigate the potential clinical benefits of combining two new diagnostic tools to provide co-registered anatomical and functional information in the breast in patients with suspected breast cancer.

Description

The purpose of this pilot study is to obtain preliminary data on a new way of imaging the breast that combines the benefits of a 3-D anatomical technique (Digital Tomosynthesis) with those of a functional imaging technique (Molecular Breast Imaging). Combining data from these 2 modalities would provide co-registered functional and anatomical information on the breast, in the same way that PET/CT does today in oncology. This should greatly facilitate the evaluation and biopsy of lesions seen on MBI but occult on conventional mammography.

Study Design

Observational Model: Case-Only, Time Perspective: Prospective

Conditions

Breast Cancer

Location

Mayo Clinic - Rochester
Rochester
Minnesota
United States
55905

Status

Recruiting

Source

Mayo Clinic

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:17:36-0400

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