Tomosynthesis

Breast Density Bill: A Boost for Breast Health!

The Breast Density Notification and Awareness Bill, approved by North Carolina legislation, goes into full effect on Wednesday, January 1, 2014. The bill requires all mammography providers to inform women of their breast density level as interpreted on their mammogram.   What is breast density? Density measures the amount of fatty, glandular and fibrous tissue […]

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Introducing Digital Mammography’s New 3D Friend: Tomosynthesis

How does it work? Similar to a CT scan, tomosynthesis creates multiple images or “slices” that step through the breast tissue, which allows the radiologist to see greater detail and helps reduce the impact of overlapping breast tissue. It will offer better visualization for radiologists who are helping certain groups of patients—particularly those who have […]

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