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a diagnostic procedure to detect breast tumors by the use of X rays

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There are several benefits to the 'combo method' over the FFDM alone, including a substantial increase in invasive cancer detection rates in the screening environment and improved accuracy over conventional diagnostic 2D additional views for soft-tissue density lesions in the diagnostic setting.
A subjective comparison of DBT and FFDM in the diagnostic setting was examined by Hakim et al.
The combination of FFDM and tomosynthesis resulted in highly significant improvements in the radiologist's performance, as demonstrated by receiver-operator curve analyses, said Dr.
Although this has shown no significant difference in diagnostic accuracy between FFDM and SFM [15], the DMIST did show that digital mammography is more accurate in women under the age of 50 years, women with radiographically dense breasts, and premenopausal and perimenopausal women [15,16].
Because images of the breast from FFDM, or even ultrasound and MRI, are available in digital format, they lend themselves to pattern recognition algorithms that can be implemented on a computer.
The radiation exposure from an FFDM is slightly lower than it is from an SFM.
Trambert's guidance, Sansum went live with an integration of PACS and FFDM in 2004, making it one of the first facilities in the nation to do so.
One of the major disadvantages of FFDM is the high cost of image archiving.
With a high-resolution thermal printing system and specially engineered blue thermal high-density film, the new printer is optimized for FFDM applications.
The FDA has reclassified new FFDM systems under Class II controls, which require only that the product be substantially equivalent to a currently marketed device.
Philips Healthcare featured MicroDose, its new full-field digital mammography (FFDM) solution, which reduces radiation dose by up to 50% compared with other FFDM systems.
We ship close to 100% of our FFDM gantries with CAD applications.
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Fuji also showed its Aspire ClearView CR-based FFDM system, which provides 50 micron resolution and dual-side detector reading.