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Abstract #3652

Safety and diagnostic efficacy of DotaremĀ® (gadoteric acid) for MR mammography: Diagnosis vs. cytological findings

Matthias Hackenbroch1, De Hua Chang1, and David Maintz1

1Radiology, University Clinic of Cologne, Cologne, Germany

A non-interventional post-marketing surveillance study carried out between January 2012 and October 2013 on 1,537 patients in 15 centres showed that DotaremĀ® (Guerbet, Roissy, France) is an effective contrast agent for the identification of invasive ductal carcinomas. An MR mammography with the diagnosis of invasive ductal carcinoma was confirmed in 93.5% of all cases by means of a subsequent cytological examination. Overall, a diagnosis was able to be made in 99.2% of the cases. Adverse reactions occurred in 5 patients (0.3%). In 4 out of 5 of the patients the adverse events were not serious and in one patient the adverse events were serious.

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