BI-RADS® for Ultrasound
The Breast Imaging Reporting and Data System (BI-RADS®) was developed by the American College of Radiology (ACR) to serve as a guide providing standarized breast imaging terminology, a recommended reporting structure including final assessment categories with accompanying management recommendations, and a framework for data collection and auditing. Subsequent validation showed that implementation of BI-RADS® reduces inter and intraobserver variability. The first edition was released in 1993 for Mammography findings, since then more editions have been released. In 2003 the first edition of the Ultrasound (US) and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) BI-RADS® Atlas was published.
BI-RADS® for Ultrasound was designed to standardize breast imaging reporting and to reduce confusion in breast imaging interpretations. It also facilitates outcome monitoring and quality assessment.
BLUEBERRY DIAGNOSTICS has implemented ―for training or educational purposes―, the last versions of BI-RADS® for Ultrasound (US) for Brest Cancer screening and detection. BI-RADS® for Ultrasound (US) is based on the lexicon for standardized terminology (descriptors) for breast Ultrasound (US), as well as the chapters on Report Organization and Guidance Chapters for use in daily practice. Use is free of charge and not limited.
Once entered the patient data, our BI-RADS® for Ultrasound, presents the results as a PDF document, that can be downloaded or sent by email.
Click here to open it in PDF format.
The report includes all Patient Data as well as Score, calculated according last version of BI-RADS® for Ultrasound.
The Science Behind BI-RADS® for Ultrasound
Based on Publications
- ACR BI-RADS Altas Fifth Edition, Quick Reference. American College of Radiology. PDF.
- ACR BI-RADS Atlas – Reporting System Breast Ultrasound. American College of Radiology. PDF.
- Andreea, G. I., Zoia, S., et al. (2011). Differential diagnosis of breast lesions using ultrasound elastography. Indian Journal of Radiology and Imaging. Vol 21, Issue 4. DOI: 10.4103/0971-3026.90697
- Hernández, P. L., Taub, T., et al. (2016). Breast calcifications: Description and classification according to BI-RADS 5th edition. Revista Chilena de Radiología. Vol 22, Issue 2. DOI: 10.1016/j.rchira.2016.06.004
- Lazarus, E., Mainiero, M. B., et al. (2006). BI-RADS Lexicon for US and Mammography: Interobserver Variability and Positive Predictive Value. Radiology, 239: 385-391. DOI: 10.1148/radiol.2392042127
- Lee, J. (2017). Practical and illustrated summary of updated BI-RADS for ultrasonography. Ultrasonography 2017; 36:71-81. DOI: 10.14366/usg.16034
- Darío, M. S. (2016). BI-RADS 5ª Edición. Ecografía. Revista Argentina de Mastología. Vol 36, nº 127. PDF.
- Raza, S., Goldkamp, A.L., et al. (2010). US of breast masses categorized as BI-RADS 3, 4, and 5: pictorial review of factors influencing clinical management. RadioGraphics 2010; 30:1199–1213. DOI: 10.1148/rg.305095144.
- Sedgwick, E. L., Ebuoma, L., (2015). BI-RADS update for breast cancer caregivers. Breast Cancer Research and Treatment, 150, 243-254. DOI: 10.1007/s10549-015-3332-4
- Villa, H., Pabón, J.C.,et al. (2006). Ultrasonografía de mama. MedUNAB 2006; 9: 98-107. PDF.