Contract for the supply, installation and commissioning of a digital stereotactic mammography
with tomosynthesis and built to the radiology department of Hospital Univesitario Espases.
The recent accolades follow previously-achieved ACR accreditations in Digital Mammography, which is offered at all three campuses, and Stereotactic Mammography
at its Southbridge campus.
95,96] Relative contraindications to PCNB using stereotactic mammography guidance include patients too large to be accommodated by the biopsy equipment, breasts with an insufficient compressed thickness to allow the needle throw of biopsy guns, lesions too close to the skin, vague tissue characteristics or diffuse calcifications and inability of the patient to remain still between localization and needle placement in the lesion.
94] Mammography, stereotactic mammography, sonography, CT, MR and radionuclide scanning have been used successfully as guidance techniques, with stereotactic mammography the most popular.
Stereotactic mammography systems may be add-on devices for upright mammography units or freestanding prone stereotactic tables.