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Título: Pressure based mammographic compression: a feasibility study to determine operational level
Autor: Mercer, Claire
Reis, Cláudia
Szczepura, Katy
Hogg, Peter
Palavras-chave: Mammography
Breast compression
Data: Jul-2016
Citação: Mercer C, Reis CS, Szczepura K, Hogg P. Pressure based mammographic compression: a feasibility study to determine operational level(s). In: Symposium Mammographicum 2016, Arena & Convention Centre Liverpool (UK), 3-5 July 2016.
Resumo: Background: Research has established large variations in breast compression force within and between practitioners. A requirement, therefore, exists for to standardize compression to improve client experience whilst minimising radiation dose and image quality differences. Rationale: A new approach to breast compression, using pressure rather than force, has been suggested to reduce patient discomfort and improve consistency. Using this approach, the optimal pressure, based on breast detector footprint and thickness, has not been investigated.
Peer review: yes
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10400.21/7674
Versão do Editor: http://www.birpublications.org/doi/pdf/10.1259/conf-symp.2016
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