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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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Although the USPSTF found insufficient evidence to specifically address digital mammography, its recommendation suggests that, for normal-risk women, there is not much evidence of a big difference between film and digital mammography in detecting breast cancer.
Digital mammography provides visual clarity and the ability to manipulate the digital image to focus on areas that require further attention.
Digital mammography and CAD (Computer Aided Detection) use is growing throughout the world and educational workshops such as this at Mediconex 2008 will meet the increasing needs of breast care professionals particularly in Egypt," he said.
Full-field digital mammography is good, and the most important thing on these systems is image quality and the best detection.
M-Vu CAD is now approved for digital mammography systems manufactured by Carestream, Fuji, GE, Giotto, Hologic, Konica Minolta, Philips, Planmed, and Siemens.
In offering breast tomosynthesis digital mammography, CarePoint Health provides the latest in imaging technology.
Marlboro Hospital and Wing Memorial in Palmer, both part of the UMass Memorial system, also offer digital mammography.
Randomized trial of screen-film versus full-field digital mammography with soft-copy reading in population-based screening program: follow-up and final results of Oslo II study.
Michael Popik views images on the new digital mammography system at HealthAlliance Hospital.
breast imaging facilities offer digital mammography.
Data from one of the largest mammography trials in history demonstrates that overall the radiation dose associated with digital mammography is significantly lower (averaging 22 percent lower) than that of conventional film mammography and that the reduction could be greater in women with larger and denser breasts, according to a study published in the American Journal of Roentgenology.
Figure 49: Full-Field Digital Mammography Equipment, India, Revenue ($m) , Forecast, 2010-2017 77

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