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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.
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mammography

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

(mæˈmɒg rə fi)

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

A diagnostic method of determining the presence of breast cancer using X-rays.
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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
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Translations
mamografie
mammografia
mammográfia
mamografia

mammography

[mæˈmɒgrəfɪ] Nmamografía f
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mammography

nMammografie f
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mam·mog·ra·phy

n. mamografía, rayos-x de la glándula mamaria.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

mammography

n mamografía (técnica); digital — mamografía digital
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"In Detection, our commercial launch of ProFound AI(TM), our latest, deep-learning, cancer detection software solution for digital breast tomosynthesis, continues to see increased market adoption, and our product mix is increasingly shifting to ProFound AI with each passing quarter.
Tomosynthesis, which uses small pictures to build a three-dimensional image, also reduces the trauma of calling women for second scans if the first is unclear.
Imaging technology company Agfa reported on Thursday the receipt of the US FDA's 510(k) clearance for its DR 800 multipurpose digital imaging solution with tomosynthesis for radiography, fluoroscopy as well as multi-slice and advanced clinical applications with increased versatility, functionality and efficiency.
Thornton, CO, February 02, 2019 --(PR.com)-- North Suburban Medical Center formally celebrated the launch of its 3D tomosynthesis mammography program with a ceremonial ribbon cutting event held on January 30, 2019.
(1) With increased utilization of digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT), DBT-guided vacuum-assisted biopsy (DBT-VAB) is now essential to biopsy mammographic abnormalities not well visualized on conventional full-field digital mammography (FFDM).
Breast MRI is a useful tool for confirming the presence of a lesion and localize it when mammography and tomosynthesis findings are not adequate for evaluation, or the lesion is viewed from a single position and cannot be localized, or it is subtle and suspicious and cannot be detected by ultrasonography (US) (5-10).
6, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- The combination of digital mammography (DM) and digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) detects 90 percent more breast cancers than digital mammography alone, according to a study published in the August issue of Radiology.
She had visited the hospital for her yearly 3D mammography tomosynthesis, which came out clear.
On the other hand, digital tomosynthesis (DT) volumetric imaging has multiple clinical applications for adults, including airway imaging [8-10].
Clinical Breast Tomosynthesis: A Case-Based Approach (online access included)
That trade-off is a key question as doctors begin recruiting 165,000 women nationally to compare potentially more beneficial 3-D mammograms -- known scientifically as "tomosynthesis" -- with standard two-dimensional digital mammography.