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Is Tomosynthesis Making That Digital Mammography Machine Obsolete?


Background: With the first digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) machine being Food and Drug Administration approved for use, there has been an increase in combining DBT with traditional full-field digital mammography (FFDM) for routine breast cancer screening as opposed to FFDM alone. Some reasons why FFDM is still performed along with DBT include being able to compare with prior examinations more effectively, as well as greater conspicuity of microcalcifications on FFDM when compare more...
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