nu:view Cases

Here are some typical clinical cases to demonstrate nu:view’s cutting-edge imaging capabilities. Click on the images to zoom in.

Clinical Cases

Spiculated lesion (BI-RADS 3)

Patient Background

  • 60-69 yo woman
  • Breast cancer left (IDC, 2001, QUART)
  • L: architectural distortions, spiculated lesion, post op scar

Assesment: BI-RADS 3

Imaging Details

  • Breast side: left (L); reconstruction mode: high-resolution
  • Tube voltage: 60kV; tube current: 32 mA
  • MIP: 3.6 mm
  • Window: C -50 / W 600

Suspicious regional microcalcification (BI-RADS 4)

Patient Background

  • 50-59 yo woman, premenopausal, nulligravida, suspicion of endometriosis
  • L: suspicious regional microcalcification

Assessment: BI-RADS 4 / Histology: sklerosing adenosis

Imaging Details

  • Breast side: left (L); reconstruction mode: high-resolution
  • Tube voltage: 60 kV; tube current: 40 mA
  • MIP: 3.6 mm
  • Window: C -50 / W 600

Silicone implants (BI-RADS 2)

Patient Background

  • 50-59 yo woman, mastodynia, silicone implants (intact)

Assessment: BI-RADS 2

Imaging Details

  • Breastside: left (L); reconstruction mode: high-resolution
  • Tube voltage: 60 kV; tube current: 25 mA
  • Window: C 0 / W 900

Palpable lump (BI-RADS 2)

Patient Background

  • 40-49 yo woman
  • Palpable lump on the right side
  • Hamartoma on the right breast at 11 o’clock

Assessment: BI-RADS 2

Imaging Details

  • Breast side: right (R); reconstruction mode: high-resolution
  • Tube voltage: 60 kV; tube current: 32 mA
  • MIP: 3.6 mm
  • Window: C -50 / W 600

Video - volume rendering: Spiculated lesion (BI-RADS 3)

Patient Background

  • 60-69 yo woman
  • Breast cancer left (IDC, 2001, QUART)
  • L: architectural distortions, spiculated lesion, post op scar

Assessment: BI-RADS 3

Imaging Details

  • Breast side: left (L); reconstruction mode: high-resolution
  • Tube voltage: 60 kV; tube current: 32 mA

Also see picture “Spiculated lesion (BI-RADS 3)” above.

Video - volume rendering: Implant rupture (BI-RADS 2)

Patient Background

  • 50-59 yo woman
  • No family history of breast cancer
  • Screening
  • Bilateral implants
  • L: implant rupture
  • No suspicious lesions

Assessment: BI-RADS 2

Imaging Details

  • Breast side: left (L); reconstruction mode: high-resolution
  • Tube voltage: 60 kV; tube current: 32 mA

 

 

Images courtesy of Prof. Dr. Andreas Boss (USZ – University Hospital Zurich)