Wendy B Demartini

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Publications

  1. pmc Evaluation of tissue sampling methods used for MRI-detected contralateral breast lesions in the American College of Radiology Imaging Network 6667 trial
    Wendy B Demartini
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 199:W386-91. 2012
  2. doi Background parenchymal enhancement on breast MRI: impact on diagnostic performance
    Wendy B Demartini
    Department of Radiology, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, WA 98109, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 198:W373-80. 2012
  3. doi Probability of malignancy for lesions detected on breast MRI: a predictive model incorporating BI-RADS imaging features and patient characteristics
    Wendy B Demartini
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington Medical Center, 1959 NE Pacific, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Eur Radiol 21:1609-17. 2011
  4. doi Quantitative diffusion-weighted imaging as an adjunct to conventional breast MRI for improved positive predictive value
    Savannah C Partridge
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Seattle, WA 98109 1023, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 193:1716-22. 2009
  5. doi Frequency, upgrade rates, and characteristics of high-risk lesions initially identified with breast MRI
    Roberta M Strigel
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 195:792-8. 2010
  6. pmc Nonmalignant breast lesions: ADCs of benign and high-risk subtypes assessed as false-positive at dynamic enhanced MR imaging
    Sana Parsian
    Departments of Radiology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 825 Eastlake Ave E, G3 200, Seattle, WA 98109 1023, USA
    Radiology 265:696-706. 2012
  7. doi High cancer yield and positive predictive value: outcomes at a center routinely using preoperative breast MRI for staging
    Robert L Gutierrez
    Department of Radiology, Breast Imaging Section, University of Washington Medical Center, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 196:W93-9. 2011
  8. doi Apparent diffusion coefficient values for discriminating benign and malignant breast MRI lesions: effects of lesion type and size
    Savannah C Partridge
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Seattle, WA 98109 1023, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 194:1664-73. 2010
  9. doi Risk of upgrade of atypical ductal hyperplasia after stereotactic breast biopsy: effects of number of foci and complete removal of calcifications
    Jennifer R Kohr
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, Wash, USA
    Radiology 255:723-30. 2010
  10. pmc In vivo assessment of ductal carcinoma in situ grade: a model incorporating dynamic contrast-enhanced and diffusion-weighted breast MR imaging parameters
    Habib Rahbar
    Department of Radiology and Pathology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98109 1023, USA
    Radiology 263:374-82. 2012

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  1. pmc Evaluation of tissue sampling methods used for MRI-detected contralateral breast lesions in the American College of Radiology Imaging Network 6667 trial
    Wendy B Demartini
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 199:W386-91. 2012
    ..The purpose of our study was to evaluate tissue sampling methods used for MRI-detected suspicious contralateral breast lesions in the American College of Radiology Imaging Network (ACRIN) 6667 trial...
  2. doi Background parenchymal enhancement on breast MRI: impact on diagnostic performance
    Wendy B Demartini
    Department of Radiology, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, WA 98109, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 198:W373-80. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of background parenchymal enhancement on MRI diagnostic performance...
  3. doi Probability of malignancy for lesions detected on breast MRI: a predictive model incorporating BI-RADS imaging features and patient characteristics
    Wendy B Demartini
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington Medical Center, 1959 NE Pacific, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Eur Radiol 21:1609-17. 2011
    ..To predict the probability of malignancy for MRI-detected breast lesions with a multivariate model incorporating patient and lesion characteristics...
  4. doi Quantitative diffusion-weighted imaging as an adjunct to conventional breast MRI for improved positive predictive value
    Savannah C Partridge
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Seattle, WA 98109 1023, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 193:1716-22. 2009
    ..The purpose of our study was to investigate whether adding diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) to dynamic contrast-enhanced MRI (DCE-MRI) could improve the positive predictive value (PPV) of breast MRI...
  5. doi Frequency, upgrade rates, and characteristics of high-risk lesions initially identified with breast MRI
    Roberta M Strigel
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 195:792-8. 2010
    ....
  6. pmc Nonmalignant breast lesions: ADCs of benign and high-risk subtypes assessed as false-positive at dynamic enhanced MR imaging
    Sana Parsian
    Departments of Radiology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 825 Eastlake Ave E, G3 200, Seattle, WA 98109 1023, USA
    Radiology 265:696-706. 2012
    ..To evaluate the diffusion-weighted (DW) imaging characteristics of nonmalignant lesion subtypes assessed as false-positive findings at conventional breast magnetic resonance (MR) imaging...
  7. doi High cancer yield and positive predictive value: outcomes at a center routinely using preoperative breast MRI for staging
    Robert L Gutierrez
    Department of Radiology, Breast Imaging Section, University of Washington Medical Center, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 196:W93-9. 2011
    ..The purpose of our study is to report the outcomes at a center that routinely uses breast MRI for preoperative staging, regardless of lesion histology or patient characteristics...
  8. doi Apparent diffusion coefficient values for discriminating benign and malignant breast MRI lesions: effects of lesion type and size
    Savannah C Partridge
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Seattle, WA 98109 1023, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 194:1664-73. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether lesion type and size affect discrimination of benign and malignant breast lesions with diffusion-weighted MRI...
  9. doi Risk of upgrade of atypical ductal hyperplasia after stereotactic breast biopsy: effects of number of foci and complete removal of calcifications
    Jennifer R Kohr
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, Wash, USA
    Radiology 255:723-30. 2010
    ....
  10. pmc In vivo assessment of ductal carcinoma in situ grade: a model incorporating dynamic contrast-enhanced and diffusion-weighted breast MR imaging parameters
    Habib Rahbar
    Department of Radiology and Pathology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98109 1023, USA
    Radiology 263:374-82. 2012
    ..To develop a model incorporating dynamic contrast material-enhanced (DCE) and diffusion-weighted (DW) magnetic resonance (MR) imaging features to differentiate high-nuclear-grade (HNG) from non-HNG ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) in vivo...
  11. doi Characterization of ductal carcinoma in situ on diffusion weighted breast MRI
    Habib Rahbar
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 825 Eastlake Avenue East, Seattle, WA 98109 1023, USA
    Eur Radiol 21:2011-9. 2011
    ..To characterize ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) and its subtypes on diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI)...
  12. doi Dynamic breast MRI: does lower temporal resolution negatively affect clinical kinetic analysis?
    Robert L Gutierrez
    Department of Radiology, Group Health, Tacoma Medical Center, Tacoma, WA 98405, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 199:703-8. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the differences in kinetic assessments of lesions at breast MRI performed with higher and lower temporal resolution...
  13. doi Characteristics of probably benign breast MRI lesions
    Peter R Eby
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 193:861-7. 2009
    ..The purpose of our study was to describe the characteristics of probably benign breast MRI lesions and determine how these characteristics could be used to define the MRI BI-RADS 3 category...
  14. doi Is surgical excision necessary for focal atypical ductal hyperplasia found at stereotactic vacuum-assisted breast biopsy?
    Peter R Eby
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington Medical Center, 1959 NE Pacific, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 15:3232-8. 2008
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  15. doi Diffusion tensor MRI: preliminary anisotropy measures and mapping of breast tumors
    Savannah C Partridge
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Magn Reson Imaging 31:339-47. 2010
    ..To investigate whether diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) measures of anisotropy in breast tumors are different from normal breast tissue and can improve the discrimination between benign and malignant lesions...
  16. doi MRI-detected suspicious breast lesions: predictive values of kinetic features measured by computer-aided evaluation
    Lilian C Wang
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington Medical Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 193:826-31. 2009
    ..The CAE kinetic parameters that best predict malignancy have not been established. We compared three CAE kinetic features of suspicious breast MRI lesions to determine associations with benign or malignant outcomes...
  17. doi Clinical and technical considerations for high quality breast MRI at 3 Tesla
    Habib Rahbar
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Seattle, Washington 98109 1023, USA
    J Magn Reson Imaging 37:778-90. 2013
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  18. doi Preoperative and intraoperative sonographic visibility of collagen-based breast biopsy marker clips
    Peter R Eby
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    Acad Radiol 17:340-7. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the sonographic visibility of implanted collagen-based breast biopsy marker clips in the clinic and operating room...
  19. doi BI-RADS lesion characteristics predict likelihood of malignancy in breast MRI for masses but not for nonmasslike enhancement
    Robert L Gutierrez
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington Medical Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 193:994-1000. 2009
    ..The purpose of our study was to evaluate the predictive features of BI-RADS lesion characteristics and the risk of malignancy for mammographically and clinically occult lesions detected initially on breast MRI...
  20. doi Accuracy and interpretation time of computer-aided detection among novice and experienced breast MRI readers
    Constance D Lehman
    Department of Radiology, Section of Breast Imaging, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 200:W683-9. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the diagnostic accuracy and interpretation times of breast MRI with and without use of a computer-aided detection (CAD) system by novice and experienced readers...
  21. ncbi Cancer yield of probably benign breast MR examinations
    Peter R Eby
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Magn Reson Imaging 26:950-5. 2007
    ..To evaluate the cancer yield, frequency of use, and follow-up compliance of breast MR examinations assessed as "probably benign."..
  22. doi Atypical ductal hyperplasia on vacuum-assisted breast biopsy: suspicion for ductal carcinoma in situ can stratify patients at high risk for upgrade
    Kimberly H Allison
    Department of Pathology, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Hum Pathol 42:41-50. 2011
    ..04). In conclusion, qualitative features of atypical ductal hyperplasia on core biopsy such as suspicion for ductal carcinoma in situ may help stratify patients at the highest risk for upgrade...
  23. ncbi BI-RADS MRI enhancement characteristics of ductal carcinoma in situ
    Eric L Rosen
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington Medical Center, University of Washington, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Seattle, Washington 98109 1023, USA
    Breast J 13:545-50. 2007
    ..Although there is overlap in the MRI morphology and enhancement pattern of in situ and invasive breast carcinoma, DCIS more frequently manifests as NMLE than does invasive carcinoma...
  24. doi Utility of targeted sonography for breast lesions that were suspicious on MRI
    Wendy B Demartini
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington Medical Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 192:1128-34. 2009
    ..Data remain sparse to guide the use of targeted sonography for suspicious breast lesions found with MRI. The purpose of our study was to determine the usefulness of sonography in this setting...
  25. doi Accuracy and value of breast ultrasound for primary imaging evaluation of symptomatic women 30-39 years of age
    Constance D Lehman
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle WA, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 199:1169-77. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the accuracy and value of breast ultrasound for primary imaging evaluation of women 30-39 years of age who present with focal breast signs or symptoms...
  26. pmc Positive predictive value of BI-RADS MR imaging
    Mary C Mahoney
    Department of Radiology, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, 234 Goodman St, ML 772, Cincinnati, OH 45267, USA
    Radiology 264:51-8. 2012
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  27. doi Differential diagnosis of mammographically and clinically occult breast lesions on diffusion-weighted MRI
    Savannah C Partridge
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Seattle, Washington 98109 1023, USA
    J Magn Reson Imaging 31:562-70. 2010
    ..To investigate the diagnostic performance of diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) for mammographically and clinically occult breast lesions...
  28. ncbi Breast MR imaging: computer-aided evaluation program for discriminating benign from malignant lesions
    Teresa C Williams
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 825 Eastlake Ave E, Room G3 200, Seattle, WA 98109 1023, USA
    Radiology 244:94-103. 2007
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  29. doi Probably benign lesions detected on breast MR imaging
    Peter R Eby
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington School of Medicine, 1959 NE Pacific, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am 18:309-21, x. 2010
    ..Additional research is needed to fully clarify the distinct morphologic and kinetic characteristics that allow patients to safely avoid biopsy without changing prognosis if malignancy is present...
  30. doi Targeted ultrasound in women younger than 30 years with focal breast signs or symptoms: outcomes analyses and management implications
    Vilert A Loving
    Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 825 Eastlake Ave E, G3 200, Seattle, WA 98109 1023, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 195:1472-7. 2010
    ..The purpose of this article is to assess the accuracy of targeted breast ultrasound in women younger than 30 years presenting with focal breast signs or symptoms...
  31. doi Frequency and upgrade rates of atypical ductal hyperplasia diagnosed at stereotactic vacuum-assisted breast biopsy: 9-versus 11-gauge
    Peter R Eby
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 192:229-34. 2009
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  32. pmc Improved B1 homogeneity of 3 Tesla breast MRI using dual-source parallel radiofrequency excitation
    Habib Rahbar
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Magn Reson Imaging 35:1222-6. 2012
    ..To compare breast MRI B(1) homogeneity at 3 Tesla (T) with and without dual-source parallel radiofrequency (RF) excitation...
  33. doi The utility of breast MRI as a problem-solving tool
    Edwin J Yau
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    Breast J 17:273-80. 2011
    ..Until the benefits and risks of problem-solving MRI are clarified, it should be used judiciously...
  34. doi Dynamic contrast-enhanced MRI kinetics of invasive breast cancer: a potential prognostic marker for radiation therapy
    Christopher R Loiselle
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 76:1314-9. 2010
    ..Our goal was to determine the correlations between dynamic contrast-enhanced MRI (DCE-MRI) kinetics of breast cancers and axillary nodal status (ANS) which may have prognostic value in designing radiation therapy recommendations...
  35. ncbi A new automated software system to evaluate breast MR examinations: improved specificity without decreased sensitivity
    Constance D Lehman
    Breast Imaging, Department of Radiology, University of Washington and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 825 Eastlake Ave East, G3 200 PO Box 19023, Seattle, WA 98109 1023, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 187:51-6. 2006
    ..We sought to compare the accuracy of breast MRI interpretations with and without a new software application (CADstream) that provides automated evaluations of breast MR examinations...
  36. doi Clinical indication and patient age predict likelihood of malignancy in suspicious breast MRI lesions
    Robert L Gutierrez
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington Medical Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Acad Radiol 16:1281-5. 2009
    ..To evaluate the associations of patient age and clinical indication with the risk of malignancy for suspicious lesions initially detected on breast magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)...
  37. ncbi Clinical experience with MRI-guided vacuum-assisted breast biopsy
    Constance D Lehman
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington Medical Center, 1959 NE Pacific, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 184:1782-7. 2005
    ..The objective of our study was to evaluate a new commercially available method of MRI-guided vacuum-assisted breast biopsy using an open coil and a closed 1.5-T scanner...
  38. doi Breast magnetic resonance imaging technique at 1.5 T and 3 T: requirements for quality imaging and American College of Radiology accreditation
    Wendy B Demartini
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington School of Medicine and the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Seattle, WA 98109 1023, USA
    Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am 21:475-82. 2013
    ..MR imaging at 3 T is increasingly available and offers signal-to-noise ratio advantages over 1.5 T but also some technical challenges. ..
  39. doi Radiologists' performance in the ACR Breast MR With Guided Biopsy course
    Christoph I Lee
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Seattle, Washington Electronic address
    J Am Coll Radiol 10:854-8. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to describe radiologists' performance in breast MR interpretation by case clinical indication, lesion type, and BI-RADS(®) assessment to inform future educational efforts...
  40. ncbi Computer-aided detection applied to breast MRI: assessment of CAD-generated enhancement and tumor sizes in breast cancers before and after neoadjuvant chemotherapy
    Wendy B Demartini
    University of Washington Medical Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 825 Eastlake Avenue East, G4 830, Seattle, WA 98109 1023, USA
    Acad Radiol 12:806-14. 2005
    ..Computer-aided detection (CAD) for MRI can automatically display tumor enhancement parameters. This study was performed to determine the utility of CAD applied to breast MRI in this patient population...
  41. pmc Breast MRI in community practice: equipment and imaging techniques at facilities in the Breast Cancer Surveillance Consortium
    Wendy B Demartini
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington Medical Center, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98109 1023, USA
    J Am Coll Radiol 7:878-84. 2010
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