|Breast Specific PET Demonstrates 26% Higher PPV than Breast MR
|The Naviscan high-resolution PET scanner, the breast application for which is PEM, is the only breast specific scanner specifically designed to provide metabolic visualization of abnormal breast tissue. The scanner works as an adjunct to conventional imaging procedures to detect, stage, and manage breast cancer more accurately than ever before by providing 3–D tomographic slice
Learn more about the benefits of PEM
from principal investigator Dr. Wendie Berg,
Johns Hopkins Green Spring.
To learn more about the results, join us at RSNA on November 29th, 2010 at 9:25 AM in the Arie Crown
Theater for a podium presentation by Wendie Berg, MD, PhD. or visit us at booth 1211 at the Lakeside Center.
In an ACRIN 6666 study published in the AJR January 2010 issue, 16% of women were unable to tolerate a breast MRI exam. This finding, in conjunction with the results of the PEM study, demonstrate that PEM is an effective alternative to breast MRI and may play a role in reducing costly and painful biopsies.
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