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Tomosynthesis: Should it Be Integrated into Screening and Clinical Routine Imaging?

  • Per Skaane
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Abstract

Digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) is a new and promising technique for breast imaging based on a full-field digital mammography (FFDM) platform. It was more than 15 years ago that this modality was first presented as a promising technique for breast imaging, having the potential to improve specificity and early detection of breast cancer [1]. DBT has been investigated in several clinical settings during the last few years [2–4]. Some studies focused on the great potential that tomosynthesis might have in breast cancer screening.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Per Skaane
    • 1
  1. 1.Oslo University Hospital UllevaalUniversity of OsloOsloNorway

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