Breast Ultrasound: Pitfalls, Tricks, and Tips. An Approximation for Radiologists in Training

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Maria Jose Chico Maria Paz Swiecicki Karina Alejandra Pesce Pamela Causa Andrieu


Breast ultrasound diagnostic performance depends not only on the operator's experience but also on the correlation of the results with other modalities. Therefore, a strong understanding of the acquisition technique and imaging optimization and the potential pitfalls in interpreting these studies is essential for achieving an adequate diagnosis.  However, the trainees’ exposure to image optimization and ultrasound physics may be limited, impacting the quality of the examinations. Therefore, this review aims to provide an approach to breast US acquisition and interpretation, highlighting and illustrating tips for avoiding misinterpretations, mainly for trainees.

Keywords: Ultrasonography, Mammary, Breast Neoplasms, Radiology

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CHICO, Maria Jose et al. Breast Ultrasound: Pitfalls, Tricks, and Tips. An Approximation for Radiologists in Training. Medical Research Archives, [S.l.], v. 10, n. 6, june 2022. ISSN 2375-1924. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 20 apr. 2024. doi:
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