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mam·mog·ra·phy

 (mă-mŏg′rə-fē)
n. pl. mam·mog·ra·phies
1. Radiological examination of the breast, used to screen for or evaluate tumors and other abnormalities.
2. The procedure performed to produce a mammogram.

mammography

(mæˈmɒɡrəfɪ)
n
(Medicine) the technique of using X-rays to examine the breast in the early detection of cancer
ˈmammoˌgraph, ˈmammoˌgram n

mam•mog•ra•phy

(mæˈmɒg rə fi)

n.
x-ray photography of a breast, esp. for detection of tumors.
[1935–40]

mammography

A diagnostic method of determining the presence of breast cancer using X-rays.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mammography - a diagnostic procedure to detect breast tumors by the use of X raysmammography - a diagnostic procedure to detect breast tumors by the use of X rays
diagnostic procedure, diagnostic technique - a procedure followed in making a medical diagnosis
Translations
mamografie
mammografia
mammográfia
mamografia

mammography

[mæˈmɒgrəfɪ] Nmamografía f

mammography

nMammografie f

mam·mog·ra·phy

n. mamografía, rayos-x de la glándula mamaria.

mammography

n mamografía (técnica); digital — mamografía digital
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The Food and Drug Administration has approved the Mammomat Inspiration with Tomosynthesis Option the breast tomosynthesis add-on option for Siemens Healthcare's Mammomat Inspiration digital mammography platform, the German imaging specialist said on Thursday.
The addition of tomosynthesis, a 3-dimensional breast imaging technique, to digital mammography helps boost the rate of breast cancer detection, according to a study in the Journal of the American Medical Association (June 25, 2014).
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SC Johnson of Brantford donated $500,000 to the Brant Community Healthcare System Foundation towards purchasing two digital mammography units.
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The FDA is making it easier for companies to get new digital mammography systems approved.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- The results of a major mammography trial indicated that the digital mammography delivers much lower radiation rate than conventional mammography.
Washington, Jan 22 (ANI): Digital mammography delivers significantly less radiation than conventional mammography, and the reduction in radiation exposure may be greater for women with larger and denser breasts, a new study has found.
LEOMINSTER- Four new digital mammography systems have recently been added to the comprehensive diagnostic services at HealthAlliance Hospital.
Further advances have now led to the introduction of new technologies in breast imaging, such as digital mammography.

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