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Video: Washington Radiology Associates was an early adopter of breast tomosynthesis. Hear about the practice’s implementation and results.
False-Positive Mammogram Findings do not Discourage Future Testing
Women who receive false-positive mammography results are still likely to undergo future testing.
Use of Digital Breast Tomosynthesis Grows, Clinical Guidelines Needed
Radiologists are using DBT clinically and more frequently, but it still remains a limited resource.
Be Prepared for Breast Emergencies in Medical Imaging
Breast emergencies are uncommon but require quick identification and management when patients present with complaints, such as mastitis and breast abscesses.
Societies Warn of Study’s Mixed Messages on Screening Recommendations
The ACR and SBI are concerned that the JAMA breast cancer screening article will result in fewer women undergoing potentially life-saving mammography.
In Mammography, Do Harms Outweigh the Benefits?
Controversial mammography screening has its benefits and harms. Patients need individualized recommendations to confirm that it’s worth the risk.
Full-Field Digital Mammography Reduces Recall and Biopsy Rates
Full-field digital mammography is associated with lower recall and biopsy rates, compared with screen film mammography.
Fluoroscopic Time and Contrast Reduced in Uterine Artery Embolization
Fluoroscopic time and contrast media volume were significantly reduced when fellows received one year of formalized training.
Breast Tomosynthesis in Practice
Early breast tomosynthesis adopter Washington Radiology Associates increased cancer detection by one-third, decreased call-backs, and improved provider confidence.
Podcast: Implementing a Low Dose Mammography Solution
Raymond Tu, MD, discusses the considerations for implementing a new lower dose mammography system, including patient safety, market share, and cost.