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Efficacy of Screening Breast MRI for High-Risk Women: The Dutch MRI Screening (MRISC) Study 

Efficacy of Screening Breast MRI for High-Risk Women: The Dutch MRI Screening (MRISC) Study
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Efficacy of Screening Breast MRI for High-Risk Women: The Dutch MRI Screening (MRISC) Study
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Christoph I. Lee

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10.1093/med/9780190223700.003.0039
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date: 18 October 2019

This chapter, found in the cancer screening and management section of the book, provides a succinct synopsis of a key study examining the efficacy of screening breast magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) for high-risk women. This summary outlines the study methodology and design, major results, limitations and criticisms, related studies and additional information, and clinical implications. Breast MRI screening has higher sensitivity than mammography for high-risk women, but both the specificity and positive predictive value are lower than for mammography screening. In addition to outlining the most salient features of the study, a clinical vignette and imaging example are included in order to provide relevant clinical context.

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