stereoscopic digital mammography

stereoscopic digital mammography

A means of imaging the breast in which two beams enter the breast from slightly different angles so that a three-dimensional image of the breast can be created. It improves the ability to distinguish structures that are next to each other from those that appear to be adjacent but are actually separated by other tissues.
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28 /PRNewswire/ -- Stereoscopic digital mammography, a new diagnostic technique capable of producing three-dimensional, in-depth views of breast tissue, could significantly reduce the number of women who are recalled for additional tests following routine screening mammography.
Stereoscopic digital mammography consists of two digital x-ray images of the breast acquired from two different points of view separated by about eight degrees.
Getty, offering wide-scale stereoscopic digital mammography would entail minor changes to digital mammography equipment and software.
Today, BBN is managing the planning and design of GENI, an advanced network facility spanning the United States; is saving lives in Iraq and Afghanistan with its Boomerang Shooter Detection System; operates the first metro quantum cryptography network; has deployed the first real-time foreign broadcast monitoring system; and has demonstrated the benefits of the world's first stereoscopic digital mammography system in clinical trials.
NEW PLANAR STEREOSCOPIC DIGITAL MAMMOGRAPHY DISPLAY DEMONSTRATED TO REDUCE FALSE-POSITIVE BREAST CANCER FINDINGS BY 49 PERCENT
Building on its substantial list of firsts, BBN operates the first metro quantum cryptography network, the first real-time foreign broadcast monitoring system, and has developed the world's first stereoscopic digital mammography system.
Building on its substantial list of firsts, BBN has created the first metro quantum cryptography network, the first real-time foreign broadcast monitoring system, and has developed the world's first stereoscopic digital mammography system.