Nov 08, 2011 · The recent increase in use of breast magnetic resonance (MR) imaging has generated a great deal of interest in assessment of breast vascularity, especially in the setting of breast cancer (1 – 3). In this article, we review the vascular anatomy of the breast and Cited by: 26. The aim of this study was to find if Doppler ultrasound of the axillary and lateral thoracic arteries in breast cancer cases would differ from benign breast lesions and normal controls. Two hundred patients with breast lumps were included in the study. Clinical examination, mammography, breast ultrasound and fine needle aspiration or tru-cut biopsies were done for all cases.
Sep 19, 2018 · The breast has a network of blood vessels (called the vascular system) and lymph channels (lymphatic system) that carry blood and fluid back and forth from your breast tissue to the rest of the body. They are the "highways" that bring in nourishment and remove used blood and the waste products of cell life. The elastogram image of the breast mass shows red areas which signify possible increase in tumor rigidity suggestive of malignancy. The color Doppler ultrasound image also shows significant increase in vascularity of the breast tumor. The mammography further confirms the presence of a possible malignant tumor in the left breast.
Sonographic Evaluation of Benign and Malignant Breast Masses Introduction. Ultrasound is an essential breast imaging tool. Initially, the role of breast ultrasound . Jun 29, 2016 · Breast shape varies among patients, but knowing and understanding the anatomy of the breast ensures safe surgical planning (see the image below). When the breasts are carefully examined, significant asymmetries are revealed in most patients.