Best Practices: Imaging
When it comes to the use of mammography skin markers in Digital Breast Tomosynthesis (DBT) or 3D mammography, care has to be taken to use the correct markers. With many sites performing both a full field digital mammogram (2D) and a 3D exam at one...
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Breast Imaging
Breast radiologists have a particularly challenging job of looking for what many say is; “a needle in a haystack.” Some breast cancers may present as pronounced lesions or clusters of calcifications, which may seem somewhat easy to define. However,...
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Breast Imaging
According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), 11% of all new cases of breast cancer in the United States are found in women younger than 45 years of age. While breast cancer diagnosis and treatment are difficult for women of any age, young...
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Best Practices: Imaging
Keeping up with the advancements in the world of mammography affects radiologists, directors, supervisors and technologists alike. With the added pressure of detecting cancers at the earliest possible stage, staying on top of technology changes means...
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Best Practices: Imaging
The American College of Radiology (ACR), recently, amended their Practice Parameters for the Performance of Screening and Diagnostic Mammography with a recommendation that: “Facilities should require consistent use of radiographically distinct...
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Breast Imaging
Detecting breast cancers in their earliest stages is every radiologists’ mission. Having the right tools to help them do it, is ours. I recently attended an imaging conference sponsored by a renowned breast center in New York City and had the...
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Best Practices: Imaging
In the day to day role of a radiologist, the ability to read thoroughly and accurately is an expectation. I recently spoke with Dr. Jean Weigert, a dedicated breast radiologist with Jefferson Radiology, an affiliate of MEDNAX, who in between reading...
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Breast Imaging
Pictured (L-R) Robert G. Berkenblit, M.D., Associate Professor, Department of Radiology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine; Judy Yee, MD, Professor and University Chair Department of Radiology, Montefiore Health System & Albert Einstein College of...
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Breast Imaging
October may be one month dedicated to breast cancer awareness and the importance of early detection. However, for those in the field of mammography and breast health – it’s a daily affair. Each day, thousands of women work to perform screening...
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