Author | Margarita Zuley, MD

Articles

Workstation functionality tops digital mammography needs

December 01, 2007

Digital mammography is penetrating the marketplace at a rapid rate, with approximately 26% of facilities now having at least one full-field digital mammography system, according to the Mammography Quality Standards Act scorecard.

Proprietary processing algorithms present challenges

December 01, 2007

Every mammogram is different, and every patient is her own control. Mammographers are watching for changes over time. But the digital age has brought with it some challenges. Because each digital mammography vendor uses proprietary processing algorithms, it may be hard to distinguish pathology from actual differences in image quality that can occur when images are scaled up. Everything scales differently.