By Veronika Gazhonova
This publication introduces a thrilling new technique for breast ultrasound diagnostics – automatic whole-breast quantity scanning (3D ABVS). Scanning procedure is defined intimately, with advice on scanning positions and protocols. Imaging findings are then illustrated and mentioned for regular breast versions, different types of breast melanoma, fibroadenomas, cystic ailment, benign and malignant male breast issues, mastitis, breast implants, and postoperative breast scars. in an effort to relief appreciation of the advantages of 3D ABVS, comparisons with findings on X-ray mammography and standard 2nd hand held US are provided. Readers may be in particular inspired through the convincing demonstration of the benefits of the recent strategy for prognosis of breast melanoma in girls with dense glandular tissue. In permitting readers to benefit tips to practice and interpret 3D ABVS, this booklet could be of serious price for all who're embarking on its use. it's going to additionally function a welcome reference for radiologists, oncologists, and ultrasonographers who have already got a few familiarity with the technique.
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25 A case of the ACR IV breast type according to BI-RADS. Significantly dense breast in all regions in a female patient of 55 with diabetes mellitus. Comparison of both breasts on MMG and ABVS images. (a) Side-byside mammography of the breasts. Oblique mediolateral views of both glands. The absence of pre- and retromam- mary fat tissue, compression of the breasts with slight deformity due to severe fibrous changes. (b) Oblique latero-medial ABVS side-by-side tomograms of both glands in similar projections.
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3D ABVS Technique on ACUSON S2000 ABVS After a particular scan is completed, the coronal plane of the acquired volume is displayed at skin level. This information is presented on the screen as a series of images that can be resliced from the top with the nipple down to the chest wall. The per-quadrant anatomy on ABVS scans corresponds to the real location of the quadrants in the breast. The upper quadrants in all images using this technology are at the top of the scan, and the outer and inner quadrants correspond to the patient’s position during the examination (Fig.
3D Automated Breast Volume Sonography: A Practical Guide by Veronika Gazhonova