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Título: Results of radiation protection programmes on mammography
Autor: Machado, Nuno
Carvoeiras, Pedro
Teixeira, Nuno
Palavras-chave: Algorithms
Mammography
Phantoms, Imaging
Radiation protection
Radiographic image enhancement
Radiographic image interpretation
Reproducibility of results
Sensitivity and specificity
Data: Dez-2005
Editora: Oxford University Press
Citação: Machado N, Carvoeiras P, Teixeira N. Results of radiation protection programmes on mammography. Radiat Prot Dosimetry. 2005;116(1-4 Pt 2):624-6.
Resumo: In this paper, we present the results of mammography quality control tests related to the work with Portuguese mammography equipment, either in conventional or in digital mammography computed radiography, showing the main differences in the tested equipments. Quality control in mammography is a very special area of quality control in radiology, which demands relatively high knowledge on physics. Digital imaging is changing the standards of the radiographic imaging. Regarding mammography, this is yet a controversial issue owing to some limitations of the digital detectors, like the resolution for instance. A complete set of results regarding radiation protection of the patients submitted to mammography diagnosis is presented. A discussion of the quality image parameters and its interpretation in conventional and digital mammography is presented. In conclusion, we present a sample of results that can be considered as characteristics of mammography equipment in Portugal.
Peer review: yes
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10400.21/2988
ISSN: 1742-3406
Versão do Editor: http://rpd.oxfordjournals.org/content/116/1-4/624.abstract
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