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Tomosynthesis Plus Conventional Mammography Decreases Mammography Recall Rates


Background: Tomosynthesis is a newly adopted breast imaging technology based on 3-dimensional (3D) reconstruction of breast tissue, which may be viewed as sections through the breast at different depths. The goal is to improve on conventional 2D mammography by reducing the rate of obscuration of potential abnormalities. In 2013, a study from a large-scale trial in Oslo, Norway, demonstrated a large increase in cancer detection when using tomosynthesis in addition to mammography as more...
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