xeromammography


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xeromammography

 [ze″ro-mah-mog´rah-fe]
xeroradiography of the breast.

xe·ro·mam·mog·ra·phy

(zē'rō-mam-og'ră-fē),
Examination of the breast by xeroradiography.
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Newer equipment uses one-third as much radiation as xeromammography and 100 times less than the older X-ray equipment still in use at some hospitals, says Dr.
* Have the provision for operating with a removable grid, except for xeromammography. [sections] 100.12(c) Facilities must: * Prepare a written report of mammography results for referring physicians.
The interim guidelines unequivocally stated that the equipment used to perform mammography must be designed specifically for mammography (using either film-screen or xeromammography), provide a compression device and have a removable grid (except xeromammography).[3,16]
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