Study of Breast Tumors by Thermography, 67Gallium Citrate and ECAT Using 13N-Ammonia
Thermography is a useful tool for the diagnosis of breast tumors. The thermographic criteria of a malignant tumor are hyperthermia and vascular anarchism. Thermography is a non-invasive technique and no ionising radiation is needed for the examination of the patient. However a number of malignant tumors are “cold” without vascular anarchism and are not diagnosed by this method. For this reason we also investigated other atraumatic methods.
KeywordsBenign Breast Disease Capillary Blood Flow Metastatic Breast Carcinoma Gallium Scintigraphy 67Gallium Citrate
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