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Value of magnetic resonance imaging of the breast as a screening tool remains uncertain

BMJ 1997; 314 doi: (Published 15 February 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;314:521
  1. A J Potterton, Consultant radiologista,
  2. A Coulthard, Consultant radiologista
  1. a MRI Unit, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4LP

    Editor—We welcome Minerva's enthusiasm for magnetic resonance imaging of the breast but believe that she is premature in her assertion that it is a sensitive and reliable screening test for breast cancer.1 We do not think that her source article was meant to convey that impression.2 Gadolinium enhanced magnetic resonance imaging has …

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