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Clinical Radiology 2018

Reasons for (non)participation in supplemental population-based MRI breast screening for women with extremely dense breasts

de Lange, Bakker, Monninkhof, Peeters, de Koekkoek-Doll, Mann, Rutten, Bisschops, Veltman, Duvivier, Lobbes, de Koning, Karssemeijer, Pijnappel, Veldhuis, van Gils

“Women with extremely dense breasts (Volpara density grade 4), and a negative mammography result after double reading (Breast Imaging Reporting and Data System classification 1 or 2) were eligible for randomisation. After randomisation, only those women randomised to the intervention group (supplemental MRI examination) were informed and invited for the trial … Of women invited for MRI because of extremely dense breasts, 59% participated.”