Contrast-enhanced Digital Mammography: A Single-Institution Experience of the First 208 Cases

Tiffany C. Lewis, Victor J. Pizzitola, Marina E. Giurescu, William G. Eversman, Roxanne Lorans, Kristin A. Robinson, Bhavika K. Patel

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Contrast-enhanced digital mammography (CEDM) is the only imaging modality that provides both (a) a high-resolution, low-energy image comparable to that of digital mammography and (b) a contrast-enhanced image similar to that of magnetic resonance imaging. We report the initial 208 CEDM examinations performed for various clinical indications and provide illustrative case examples. Given its success in recent studies and our experience of CEDM primarily as a diagnostic adjunct, CEDM can potentially improve breast cancer detection by combining the low-cost conclusions of screening mammography with the high sensitivity of magnetic resonance imaging.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)67-76
Number of pages10
JournalBreast Journal
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 2017


  • breast imaging
  • contrast-enhanced breast imaging
  • dual-energy mammography
  • mammography

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Internal Medicine
  • Surgery
  • Oncology


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