Post Profile

Full integration of digital breast tomosynthesis reduces false positive rates, study shows

(American Roentgen Ray Society) Rates of false positive breast cancer screening exams fell significantly after complete integration of diagnostic digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT), potentially leading to higher quality, lower costs, and fewer unnecessary biopsies, according to a study to be presented at the ARRS 2018 Annual Meeting, set for April 22-27 in Washington, DC.
read more


Related Posts

Patient Recall Rates Reduced By 40 Percent With Digital Breast Tomosynthesis

Health : Medical News Today

Adding digital breast tomosynthesis to 2D mammography screening results in a 40% reduction in patient recall rates compared to routine screening mammography alone, a new study shows. The study, conducted at Yale University School of...

Including Diagnosis Related Costs, 3-D Mammography Costs Less than Digital Mammography

Health : Newswise Medical News

Although digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT), or 3-D mammography, costs more than a digital mammography (DM) screening, it actually may help rein in cancer screening costs, according to preliminary findings (PD7-05) presented by rese...

Family history increases breast cancer risk in older women: Weighing screening options

Health : EurekAlert: Health

(Georgetown University Medical Center) Family history of breast cancer continues to significantly increase chances of developing invasive breast tumors in aging women -- those ages 65 and older. The findings of a new study could imp...

Breast tomosynthesis increases cancer detection and reduces recall rates

Academics / General Science : Science Codex

CHICAGO – Researchers have found that digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) led to reduced recall rates and an increase in cancer detection in a large breast cancer screening program. The results of this study were presented today at t...

The Addition Of Breast Tomosynthesis To Standard Digital Mammography Increases Diagnostic Accuracy

Health : Medical News Today

The addition of three-dimensional breast imaging - a technology called tomosynthesis - to standard digital mammography significantly increases radiologists' diagnostic accuracy while reducing false positive recall rates, according t...


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC