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Want to Be a More Sensitive Breast Imager? Try 2-View Tomosynthesis


Background: Digital breast tomosynthesis is a cross-sectional breast imaging technique that acquires images at different depths in the breast via low-dose exposures obtained as the x-ray tube moves along an arc over the breast. This enables the radiologist to focus on findings in the breast while minimizing the obscuration caused by superimposed fibroglandular tissue. Early studies have shown an increased cancer detection rate and reduced recall rate when compared with routine 2D m more...
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