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tomosynthesis:

see mammographymammography,
diagnostic procedure that uses low-dose X rays to detect abnormalities in the breasts. Tomosynthesis, also known as 3D mammography, is form of mammography that combines X-ray images taken at multiple angles to produce a single three-dimensional image.
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Conant, is "a digital reformatting of data" that allows the radiologist to "open the book" of the 2D image to flip through the pages, seeing the 1-mm slices that are the final tomosynthesis product.
The potential benefits of tomosynthesis include finding cancers not detected by digital mammography, reducing false positives, and more precisely locating and sizing the lesion(s) for better assessment of the disease.
In addition to North America, digital breast tomosynthesis sales are also growing steadily in Western Europe and APEJ.
Digital Breast Tomosynthesis (DBT), which combines tomography with digital radiography, renders breast images in 3D and accounts for more than one-half of the breast-imaging market, according to a report by iData Research.
Together with integrated CAD, breast density assessment and reporting, as well as breast tomosynthesis capabilities, a highly efficient reading environment is created.
With this feature, VuCOMP has added the tomosynthesis slice information into the SR so that workstations will have the ability to display the CAD marks directly on the tomosynthesis slices.
Tomosynthesis as a primary breast cancer screening tool was studied in a separate evidence report commissioned by the TF.
As the need for tailored breast screening protocols grows, automated breast density software will continue to drive an increase in the utilization of breast tomosynthesis.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA), its premarket approval application (PMA) for the MAMMOMAT Inspiration with Breast Tomosynthesis option.