3D mammography; digital mammography; breast tomosynthesis

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Clinical significance

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  • uses a series of 2D images to construct a three-dimensional (3D) breast image

More general terms


  1. FDA News Release: Feb. 11, 2011 FDA approves first 3-D mammography imaging system http://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/PressAnnouncements/ucm243072.htm
  2. 2.0 2.1 Ciatto S et al Integration of 3D digital mammography with tomosynthesis for population breast-cancer screening (STORM): a prospective comparison study. The Lancet Oncology, Early Online Publication, 25 April 2013 <PubMed> PMID: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23623721 <Internet> http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lanonc/article/PIIS1470-2045(13)70134-7/abstract
  3. 3.0 3.1 Margolies L, Salvatore M, Hecht HS Digital Mammography and Screening for Coronary Artery Disease. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2016 Mar 8. PMID: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27053465
  4. Breast Tomosynthesis Massachusetts General Hospital Imaging http://www.massgeneral.org/imaging/services/3D_mammography_tomosynthesis.aspx