Breast Ultrasound

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  • HIGHLY BENEFICIAL FOR DENSE / FIBROCYSTIC BREASTS

Ultrasound is highly beneficial for women with dense breasts and can increase detection from approximately 48% to 97% compared to a mammogram alone. 

Ultrasound is excellent at determining whether a lump is of cystic nature or a solid mass. However ultrasound can not always determine what is 'seen' so additional testing may be needed. Ultrasound may detect some cancers not seen on a mammogram but as any other breast screening some cancers may not be detected. Ultrasounds typically cannot visualize micro calcifications which at times can be cancerous. 

 

As you know, no breast test is 100% accurate so it is important to implement a multimodal approach. Only a biopsy can diagnose cancer.

Applications: 
  • to evaluate a lump or area of concern

  • to assess unusual nipple discharge

  • to evaluate cases of mastitis or inflammation of the mammary tissues

  • to evaluate breast implants

  • to assess symptoms, such as breast pain, redness, and swelling

  • to assess skin changes, such as discoloration

  • to help monitor existing benign breast lumps

  • to help read the results of other imaging tests, such as magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) or mammogram

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Disclaimer: Breast thermography is not a replacement or alternative for mammography or any other form of breast imaging. Breast thermography is meant to be used in addition to mammography and other tests. Breast thermography and mammography are complementary procedures, one does not replace the other. All thermography reports are meant to identify thermal emissions that suggest potential risk markers only and do not in any way suggest diagnosis and/or treatment. No breast screening is 100% accurate. The information provided in or through this website is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment provided by your own Medical Provider. Mobile Thermographic Imaging has no liability to any person or entity for any adverse consequence alleged to have happened directly or indirectly as a consequence of this material. The information provided in or through this website is for educational and informational purposes only. Telethermography systems are FDA regulated as a medical device under 21 CFR 884.2980. Telethermographic systems are intended as an adjunctive diagnostic screening

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