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Spot compression views are performed when a screening mammogram identifies an area of concern or abnormality, requiring detailed, follow-up images.
Radiologists and technologists who've used the Spot Compression MammoPad are extremely pleased with this innovative new product," said BioLucent President Jill Anderson.
While spot compression views are critically important, they are often more painful than screening mammograms because greater breast compression is needed to get a more detailed image of a particular section of the breast.