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digital mammography

Imaging The capture of mammographic images on a digital grid Pros ↑ resolution and clarity than conventional mammography; DM is of use as a screening technique, and allows faster, earlier, and more accurate detection of early breast abnormalities
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digital mammography

Mammography in which the image is collected electronically instead of on film. Compared to standard mammography, it improves the ability to visualize abnormalities in the breasts of women under 50.
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See also: mammography
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In tomosynthesis mode, the X-ray tube of the Mammomat Inspiration digital mammography system rotates in a circular motion around the breast to acquire an image every two degrees while moving through an angular range of 50 degrees.
Targeting women for digital mammography based on age (i.
breast imaging facilities offer digital mammography.
Michael Popik views images on the new digital mammography system at HealthAlliance Hospital.
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These digital mammography workshops will help doctors assess their image reading skills and educational needs.
is similar, but digital mammography is more accurate in women under the age of 50 years, women with radiographically dense breasts, and premenopausal or perimenopausal women.
Nashua, NH), an industry-leading provider of Computer-Aided Detection (CAD) solutions, is collaborating with George Washington University Medical Center (Washington, DC) on a digital mammography van, or 'mammovan,' to bring digital mammography technology to women in the Northern Virginia, D.
To have a fellowship-trained surgical oncologist who specializes in breast and soft tissue, a fellowship-trained mammographer who has a state-of-the-art digital mammography machine, a university faculty-level pathologist with expertise in breast and cytopathology, and experienced fellowship-trained medical oncologists - working together as a team.
a leader in computer aided detection (CAD) technology, has introduced DigitalNow(TM) software, a clinically useful archiving enabler designed to help prepare for the transition from film-based to digital mammography.
The National Digital Mammography Archive (NDMA) allows participating hospitals and physicians to access the largest national database of digital mammography images, associated clinical and demographic data, and centralized CAD algorithms.
The Women's Imaging Center at Rye Brook will provide services completely dedicated to women's health, including both conventional and digital mammography, ultrasound, 3-D Imaging, and bone densitometry.

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