A health care professional moves and flattens (breast compression
) your breasts on the x-ray machine so it is in the best position for taking x-ray images.
DBT also reduces the amount of breast compression
required by traditional mammography, which can deter women from getting an annual screening.
Sharp et al (4) opted to ask very specifically about pain associated with different aspects of the procedure, which was helpful in identifying that breast compression
was the main source of pain for women.
, the part of a mammography exam that women dread, might get easier with tomosynthesis.
It is a non-invasive, painless examination that does not expose the patient to radiation or require breast compression
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All breast implants interfere with accurate mammography readings and can be ruptured by breast compression
The CTLM system is a non-invasive, painless examination that does not expose the patient to radiation nor require breast compression
There is also some concern about breast compression
potentially causing a rupture of blood vessels in or around small undetected cancers.
The CTLM(R) system is a non- invasive, painless examination that will be used as an adjunct to mammography and does not expose the patient to radiation nor require breast compression
The scar tissue resulting from breast-conserving therapy often turns mammography into a particularly painful experience because of the need for breast compression
to obtain a high-quality image.