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Synonyms for compression

Synonyms for compression

a compressing of something

Synonyms for compression

an increase in the density of something

the process or result of becoming smaller or pressed together

encoding information while reducing the bandwidth or bits required

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A new device that measures pressure instead of force may reduce the discomfort of breast compression in mammography.
Additionally the scans were quick (approximately 12 minutes per breast) and required no breast compression.
CTLM uses state-of the-art laser technology and proprietary computed algorithms instead of x-rays and breast compression to create three-dimensional views of the blood supply in the breast.
It is less expensive than MRI, there are no contrast injections, no radio nuclide injections, no radiation and no breast compression.
The potential for the CTLM[R] system to substantially increase the detection rate of primary breast cancer in younger women and women with dense breast tissue is truly remarkable, and the fact that this technology neither involves the use of ionizing radiation (X-ray) nor requires any form of breast compression, is likely to substantially increase the speed with which it will be adopted into routine clinical practice," stated Mr.
ARIA BIS addresses many of these issues as the system does not use ionizing radiation, does not use contrast agents or gels and breast compression is to patient comfort.
A system requiring no uncomfortable breast compression while still being able to image patients with dense breasts (increasing diagnostic effectiveness across a broader population) looks like a winner.
Using laser-based technology, the company has created a more comfortable, radiation-free breast examination that does not require breast compression.
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