Optical imaging of the breast: evaluation of deoxyhemoglobin concentration alteration in 166 patients with suspicious breast lesions

Petrillo et al_September 2018This study investigates the performance of optical imaging evaluating deoxyhemoglobin concentration alteration (DeHCA) in breast tissues. The authors concluded that that DeHCA score was significantly higher in malignant than in benign lesions, but its accuracy was lower than that of mammography or US.

Article: Optical imaging of the breast: evaluation of deoxyhemoglobin concentration alteration in 166 patients with suspicious breast lesions

Authors: Antonella Petrillo, Orlando Catalano, Roberta Fusco, Salvatore Filice, Paolo Vallone, Sergio Setola, Vincenza Granata, Concetta Raiano, Franca Avino, Maurizio Di Bonito and Gerardo Botti