Rachel F Brem

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Affiliation: George Washington University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Detection of ductal carcinoma in situ with mammography, breast specific gamma imaging, and magnetic resonance imaging: a comparative study
    Rachel F Brem
    Breast Imaging and Intervention, The George Washington University, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Acad Radiol 14:945-50. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of breast cancer with a computer-aided detection system by mammographic appearance and histopathology
    Rachel F Brem
    Department of Radiology, The George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Cancer 104:931-5. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Breast-specific gamma imaging with 99mTc-Sestamibi and magnetic resonance imaging in the diagnosis of breast cancer--a comparative study
    Rachel F Brem
    Breast Imaging and Intervention, Department of Radiology, The George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA
    Breast J 13:465-9. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Lobular neoplasia at percutaneous breast biopsy: variables associated with carcinoma at surgical excision
    Rachel F Brem
    Department of Radiology, George Washington University, 2150 Pennsylvania Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 190:637-41. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Breast-specific gamma imaging as an adjunct imaging modality for the diagnosis of breast cancer
    Rachel F Brem
    Departments of Radiology and Surgery, George Washington University, 2150 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Radiology 247:651-7. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Invasive lobular carcinoma: detection with mammography, sonography, MRI, and breast-specific gamma imaging
    Rachel F Brem
    Department of Radiology, Breast Imaging and Interventional Center, George Washington University Medical Center, NW, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 192:379-83. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Detection of occult foci of breast cancer using breast-specific gamma imaging in women with one mammographic or clinically suspicious breast lesion
    Rachel F Brem
    Breast Imaging and Interventional Center, Department of Radiology, The George Washington University, 2150 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Acad Radiol 17:735-43. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Nuclear medicine imaging of the breast: a novel, physiologic approach to breast cancer detection and diagnosis
    Rachel F Brem
    Department of Radiology, Breast Imaging and Interventional Center, The George Washington University, 2150 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Radiol Clin North Am 48:1055-74. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint High-resolution scintimammography: a pilot study
    Rachel F Brem
    Breast Imaging and Intervention Center, George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    J Nucl Med 43:909-15. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Impact of breast density on computer-aided detection for breast cancer
    Rachel F Brem
    Department of Radiology, The George Washington University, 2150 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 21117, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 184:439-44. 2005

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Publications34

  1. ncbi request reprint Detection of ductal carcinoma in situ with mammography, breast specific gamma imaging, and magnetic resonance imaging: a comparative study
    Rachel F Brem
    Breast Imaging and Intervention, The George Washington University, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Acad Radiol 14:945-50. 2007
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  2. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of breast cancer with a computer-aided detection system by mammographic appearance and histopathology
    Rachel F Brem
    Department of Radiology, The George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Cancer 104:931-5. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the performance of a computer-aided detection (CAD) system for the detection of breast cancer, based on mammographic appearance and histopathology...
  3. ncbi request reprint Breast-specific gamma imaging with 99mTc-Sestamibi and magnetic resonance imaging in the diagnosis of breast cancer--a comparative study
    Rachel F Brem
    Breast Imaging and Intervention, Department of Radiology, The George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA
    Breast J 13:465-9. 2007
    ..BSGI demonstrated a greater specificity than MRI, 71% and 25%, respectively. BSGI has equal sensitivity and greater specificity than MRI for the detection of breast cancer...
  4. ncbi request reprint Lobular neoplasia at percutaneous breast biopsy: variables associated with carcinoma at surgical excision
    Rachel F Brem
    Department of Radiology, George Washington University, 2150 Pennsylvania Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 190:637-41. 2008
    ..The purpose of our study was to better define the rate and variables associated with cancer underestimation when lobular neoplasia is found at minimally invasive breast biopsy...
  5. doi request reprint Breast-specific gamma imaging as an adjunct imaging modality for the diagnosis of breast cancer
    Rachel F Brem
    Departments of Radiology and Surgery, George Washington University, 2150 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Radiology 247:651-7. 2008
    ..To retrospectively determine the sensitivity and specificity of breast-specific gamma imaging (BSGI) for the detection of breast cancer by using pathologic results as the reference standard...
  6. doi request reprint Invasive lobular carcinoma: detection with mammography, sonography, MRI, and breast-specific gamma imaging
    Rachel F Brem
    Department of Radiology, Breast Imaging and Interventional Center, George Washington University Medical Center, NW, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 192:379-83. 2009
    ..The objective of our study was to compare the sensitivity of mammography, sonography, MRI, and breast-specific gamma imaging (BSGI) in the detection of invasive lobular carcinoma...
  7. ncbi request reprint Detection of occult foci of breast cancer using breast-specific gamma imaging in women with one mammographic or clinically suspicious breast lesion
    Rachel F Brem
    Breast Imaging and Interventional Center, Department of Radiology, The George Washington University, 2150 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Acad Radiol 17:735-43. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to determine how often breast-specific gamma imaging (BSGI) identifies occult cancerous lesions in women with one suspicious lesion detected on mammography or physical exam...
  8. doi request reprint Nuclear medicine imaging of the breast: a novel, physiologic approach to breast cancer detection and diagnosis
    Rachel F Brem
    Department of Radiology, Breast Imaging and Interventional Center, The George Washington University, 2150 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Radiol Clin North Am 48:1055-74. 2010
    ..This physiologic/metabolic approach of nuclear medicine breast imaging studies, and their utility in clinical situations make them an important part of the entire spectrum of modalities for optimal breast cancer diagnosis...
  9. ncbi request reprint High-resolution scintimammography: a pilot study
    Rachel F Brem
    Breast Imaging and Intervention Center, George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    J Nucl Med 43:909-15. 2002
    ..This study evaluated a novel high-resolution breast-specific gamma camera (HRBGC) for the detection of suggestive breast lesions...
  10. ncbi request reprint Impact of breast density on computer-aided detection for breast cancer
    Rachel F Brem
    Department of Radiology, The George Washington University, 2150 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 21117, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 184:439-44. 2005
    ..Our aim was to determine whether breast density affects the performance of a computer-aided detection (CAD) system for the detection of breast cancer...
  11. doi request reprint Breast-specific gamma imaging for the detection of breast cancer in dense versus nondense breasts
    Lauren R Rechtman
    1 Breast Imaging and Interventional Center, Department of Radiology, The George Washington University, 2150 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20037
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 202:293-8. 2014
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the sensitivity of breast-specific gamma imaging (BSGI) for the detection of breast cancer in dense versus nondense breasts...
  12. ncbi request reprint A computer-aided detection system for the evaluation of breast cancer by mammographic appearance and lesion size
    Rachel F Brem
    Department of Radiology, The George Washington University, 2150 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 21117, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 184:893-6. 2005
    ..CAD was highly effective in detecting even the smallest lesions, with a sensitivity of 92% for lesions of 5 mm or less. CAD is a useful tool for the detection of breast cancer...
  13. ncbi request reprint Lobular carcinoma in situ of the breast presenting as a mass
    Lauren F Stein
    Department of Radiology, The George Washington University Medical Center, 2150 Pennsylvania Ave, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 184:1799-801. 2005
  14. ncbi request reprint Occult breast cancer: scintimammography with high-resolution breast-specific gamma camera in women at high risk for breast cancer
    Rachel F Brem
    Department of Radiology, Breast Imaging and Intervention Center, George Washington University Medical Center, 2150 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Radiology 237:274-80. 2005
    ..To prospectively evaluate a high-resolution breast-specific gamma camera for depicting occult breast cancer in women at high risk for breast cancer but with normal mammographic and physical examination findings...
  15. ncbi request reprint Breast-specific gamma imaging influences surgical management in patients with breast cancer
    Claire Edwards
    Breast Care Center, Department of Surgery, The George Washington University, Washington, DC
    Breast J 19:512-9. 2013
    ..BSGI is effective in evaluation of extent of disease in patients with breast cancer, and is comparable to MRI in terms of its influence on surgical management. ..
  16. doi request reprint Breast-specific gamma imaging in the detection of atypical ductal hyperplasia and lobular neoplasia
    Caroline M Ling
    Breast Imaging and Interventional Center, Department of Radiology, 2150 Pennsylvania Ave, NW, The George Washington University, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Acad Radiol 19:661-6. 2012
    ..To date the sensitivity of BSGI in the detection of atypical lesions has not been reported. The purpose of this study is to determine the sensitivity of BSGI in detecting ADH and lobular neoplasia...
  17. ncbi request reprint Surgical and mammographic follow-up of papillary lesions and atypical lobular hyperplasia diagnosed with stereotactic vacuum-assisted biopsy
    Kashif Irfan
    Breast Imaging and Interventional Center, Department of Radiology, George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Breast J 8:230-3. 2002
    ..Therefore we recommend that lesions demonstrating ALH at SVAB be considered for surgical excision to rule out malignancy...
  18. doi request reprint Full-field digital mammographic interpretation with prior analog versus prior digitized analog mammography: time for interpretation
    Akshay S Garg
    Department of Radiology, The George Washington University Medical Center, 2150 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 196:1436-8. 2011
    ..The purpose of our study was to quantitatively compare the time for interpretation of screening full-field digital mammography (FFDM) images using prior analog film mammograms for comparison versus digitized prior analog mammograms...
  19. ncbi request reprint Blinded comparison of computer-aided detection with human second reading in screening mammography: the importance of the question and the critical numbers game
    Rachel F Brem
    Department of Radiology, George Washington University, 2150 Pennsylvania Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 189:1142-4. 2007
  20. ncbi request reprint Bilateral plasmacytoma of the breast: a case report
    Rachel F Brem
    Department of Radiology, Breast Imaging and Intervention Center, George Washington University, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Breast J 8:393-5. 2002
    ..We report a case of bilateral plasmacytoma of the breast detected on a routine screening mammogram in a patient with a recent diagnosis of multiple myeloma...
  21. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with re-excision in patients with early-stage breast cancer treated with breast conservation therapy
    Caroline Sanchez
    Department of Surgery, Breast Care Center, The George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, D C, USA
    Am Surg 76:331-4. 2010
    ..Additionally, 53 per cent of patients with T3 tumors required RE. Age, race, and grade of tumor had no effect on RE rates. Most (75%) patients were able to ultimately have breast conservation...
  22. doi request reprint Quantification of radio-tracer uptake in axillary lymph nodes using breast specific gamma imaging (BSGI): benign radio-tracer extravasation versus uptake secondary to breast cancer
    John Werner
    Department of Radiology, The George Washington University, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
    Breast J 15:579-82. 2009
    ..0498, which is statistically significant. There is a statistically significant greater intensity of axillary radio-tracer uptake when the uptake occurs secondary to extravasation when compared with metastases to axillary lymph nodes...
  23. doi request reprint Nonvisualization of a sentinel lymph node on lymphoscintigraphy requiring reinjection of sulfur colloid in a patient with breast cancer
    Christine B Teal
    Department of Surgery, Breast Care Center, Division of Nuclear Medicine, The George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA
    Clin Nucl Med 33:389-90. 2008
    ..Some do not advocate routine use of lymphoscintigraphy. The purpose of this case report is to illustrate when lymphoscintigraphy should be used...
  24. ncbi request reprint Clinical versus research approach to breast cancer detection with CAD: where are we now?
    Rachel F Brem
    Radiology Department, George Washington University, 2150 Pennsylvania Ave, NW, Washington, DC 21117, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 188:234-5. 2007
  25. doi request reprint Decreased mammography utilization in the United States: why and how can we reverse the trend?
    Andrea B Wolf
    The George Washington University School of Law, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 192:400-2. 2009
    ..The purpose of this article is to review some of the causes and possible interventions to reverse the trend of decreased mammography utilization...
  26. ncbi request reprint Improvement in sensitivity of screening mammography with computer-aided detection: a multiinstitutional trial
    Rachel F Brem
    Department of Breast Imaging and Intervention, George Washington University Medical Center, 2150 Pennsylvania Ave N W, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 181:687-93. 2003
    ..Our study evaluated radiologist detection of breast cancer using a computer-aided detection system...
  27. ncbi request reprint Mammographic appearance of lymphedema in a TRAM-reconstructed breast
    Arcel P Deguzman
    Breast Imaging and Intervention Center, Department of Radiology, The George Washington University Medical Center, 2150 Pennsylvania Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 183:1810-2. 2004
  28. ncbi request reprint Development of malignant breast microcalcifications after neoadjuvant chemotherapy in advanced breast cancer
    Dalia Fadul
    Breast Imaging and Intervention, Department of Radiology, George Washington University, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Breast J 10:141-5. 2004
    ..With the increased use of neoadjuvant chemotherapy, it is important to recognize previously undescribed mammographic findings secondary to this therapeutic approach...
  29. ncbi request reprint Stereotactic vacuum-assisted breast biopsy: an unusual cause of Mondor's disease
    Maryam Jaberi
    Department of Surgery, The George Washington University Medical Center, 2150 Pennsylvania Ave, N W, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 179:185-6. 2002
  30. ncbi request reprint Editorial for "Mammography screening of women in their forties : the impact of changes in screening guidelines"
    Rachel F Brem
    Cancer 112:458-60. 2008
  31. ncbi request reprint Determining efficacy of mammographic CAD systems
    Jeffrey W Hoffmeister
    Qualia Computing Inc, 2689 Commons, Beavercreek, OH 45431, USA
    J Digit Imaging 15:198-200. 2002
    ..It is prohibitively expensive to show conclusive sensitivity differences between commercially available mammographic CAD systems...
  32. ncbi request reprint The never-ending controversies of screening mammography
    Rachel F Brem
    Cancer 100:1549-52. 2004
  33. ncbi request reprint Tc-99m sestamibi uptake in the chest mimicking a malignant lesion of the breast
    A Cahid Civelek
    Department of Internal Medicine, Divisions of Nuclear Medicine, Saint Louis University, 3635 Vista Ave, Grand Blvd, FDT 2 South, St Louis MO, 63110 0250, USA
    Breast 15:111-4. 2006
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  34. ncbi request reprint The future of breast cancer diagnosis: molecular breast imaging
    Rachel F Brem
    Mayo Clin Proc 80:17-8. 2005