SuperSonic Imagine Unveils Results of Largest Breast Ultrasound Clinical Trial Ever Undertaken

Friday, April 23, 2010 General News
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World Wide Breast Trial Results on ShearWave(TM) Elastography indicate technology could change lesion classification and reduce negative biopsies.

BI-RADSŪ classification

BI-RADSŪ 1 = Negative

BI-RADSŪ 2 = Benign findings

BI-RADSŪ 3 = Probably benign findings

BI-RADSŪ 4 = Suspicious abnormality

BI-RADSŪ 5 = Highly suggestive of malignancy

Statistical reality of the BI-RADSŪ scores

The probability for BI-RADSŪ lesions 3 to be malignant is less than 2% high

The probability for BI-RADSŪ lesions 4 to be malignant is between 2 and 94% high

The probability for BI-RADSŪ lesions 5 to be malignant is more than 94% high



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