craniocaudal view

craniocaudal view

A standard view taken from above during routine-screening mammography and during diagnostic mammography. In the CC view, the entire breast parenchyma should be depicted; the fatty tissue closest to the chest wall should appear as a dark strip on the mammogram and behind that, one should see the pectoral muscle. The nipple should be depicted in profile.

craniocaudal

the direction of entry of the x-ray beam. The beam enters at the cranial end of the part being examined and exits at the caudal end.

craniocaudal view
in a system of nomenclature of radiographic positioning used in animals, means the path that the beam takes from the x-ray tube to the film, passing from the head end of the animal towards its tail.
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Using the craniocaudal view, CTPA was scanned from the lung apices to the base of the diaphragm with the following CT parameters: 64 mm x 0.
The craniocaudal view is the most challenging to perform with a male mammography patient.
The properly positioned mediolateral oblique and craniocaudal view should image as much of the breast as possible.
Mammography was performed in two mediolateral and craniocaudal views of each breast for these cases.
The added information gained from routine mediolateral obilque and craniocaudal views often obviates the need for spot compression and other diagnostic views.
A postprocedure mammogram with mediolateral and craniocaudal views of the biopsied breast should be performed to document deployment and location of the tissue marker and to determine whether the lesion sampled correlates with mammography findings.