Related to Breast-Specific Gamma Imaging: gammagram
A breast imaging technique which may be used when the mammography proves difficult to interpret due to increased tissue density, scarring or fibrosis; it has been recommended for women with dense breasts and a family history of breast cancer.
In a retrospective study in 159 women with at least one biospy-proven cancer, a follow-up breast-specific gamma imaging (BSGI) study identified clinically and mammographically occult cancer in 14 of 45 lesions that were biopsied because of BSGI findings.
Dilon Diagnostics (Newport News, VA) showcased the Dilon 6800 Gamma Camera, which performs breast-specific gamma imaging (BSGI), also known as molecular breast imaging (MBI), and provides detection of small lesions.
Weinstein Imaging Associates, Pittsburgh, a leading ultrasound and breast imaging facility in Western Pennsylvania, is introducing to the region Breast-Specific Gamma Imaging (BSGI), an innovative technology and advanced diagnostic test that helps to detect breast cancers and evaluate questionable findings on mammography or ultrasound.
This report analyzes the markets for breast care detection devices, including products used for: mammography, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), breast-specific gamma imaging (BSGI), and other high-end contrast-based imaging systems.