45mins allocated exam time Patient completes paperwork Screening and consent form Contrast assessment form Breast questionnaire 20g IV line inserted Patient positioned feet first prone Breast in centre of the coil, hanging freely. Check there is no breast folds or tissue caught between chest wall and coil Arms above head resting on arm supports
7T Provide higher SNR Higher spatial resolution Improved detection of small lesions However…. Lack of widespread availability No large clinical trials to show clinical advantage
Demonstrates the chemical components or metabolites of selected tissue Single voxel 20mm 5min scan For detection of choline peak
MRI breast scans have steadily increased in number Commonly used as a screening tool for BRCA positive patients Able to scan both breasts simultaneously Contrast has changed from 20mls Magnevist to 10mls of Multihance Diffusion weighted imaging is now routine part of examination
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