Fiberoptic ductoscopy, ductogram, galactography, mammary ductoscopy.
To visualize and assess the breast ducts for disease and malignancy in women with nipple discharge.
There are no food, fluid, activity, or medication restrictions unless by medical direction. Inform the patient not to apply deodorant, body creams, or powders on the day of the procedure, as they may interfere with the mammography.
- Normal breast tissue
Critical Findings and Potential Interventions
- Ductal cancer in situ
- Invasive breast cancer
Timely notification to the requesting health-care provider (HCP) of any critical findings and related symptoms is a role expectation of the professional nurse. A listing of these findings varies among facilities.
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