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Advances in imaging studies of nipple-areola complex involvement
ZHOU Yimo  ZHANG Lina 

Cite this article as: Zhou YM, Zhang LN. Advances in imaging studies of nipple-areola complex involvement[J]. Chin J Magn Reson Imaging, 2022, 13(2): 152-154, 166. DOI:10.12015/issn.1674-8034.2022.02.038.


[Abstract] Nipple-sparing mastectomy (NSM) has become the first choice for the treatment of breast cancer patients or for prophylactic resection of women at high risk of cancer due to its high oncological safety and aesthetic effec. It's the main problem to be solved urgently to preoperative evaluate the involvement of the nipple-areola complex (NAC) and to select the proper patients for NSM. The research progress and advantages and disadvantages of using imaging methods to predict the preoperative involvement of NAC in recent years were reviewed in this paper, which provided important information for surgeons to choose subsequent surgical methods.
[Keywords] nipple areola complex;mammography;breast ultrasound;breast magnetic resonance

ZHOU Yimo   ZHANG Lina*  

Department of Radiology, The First Affiliated Hospital of China Medical University, Shenyang 110001, China

Zhang LN, E-mail: zhanglnda@163.com

Conflicts of interest   None.

Received  2021-08-17
Accepted  2022-01-30
DOI: 10.12015/issn.1674-8034.2022.02.038
Cite this article as: Zhou YM, Zhang LN. Advances in imaging studies of nipple-areola complex involvement[J]. Chin J Magn Reson Imaging, 2022, 13(2): 152-154, 166.DOI:10.12015/issn.1674-8034.2022.02.038

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