9, GE Medical Systems (South Hall 4100) is poised to begin delivering advanced mammography applications.
Can Tomosynthesis Find Breast Cancer Better Than Mammography?
According to Julian Marshall, senior director of global product management for Hologic’s breast imaging group, Dimensions 3D remains the only product approved by the FDA for 3D mammography. Other companies, including GE Healthcare and Siemens Healthcare, are developing 3D mammography systems but do not yet have FDA approval to market in the United States.
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In 2011, Elizabeth Wende Breast Care in Rochester, New York, was one of several clinical sites for Dimensions 3D. Attending radiologist Stamatia Destounis, MD, FACR, says since that time, the facility has added a second unit and is hoping to add a third because of the patient volume, particularly those at high risk of breast cancer. She says that with increased research and word of mouth among the patient population, DBT has become a frequent option at her facility.
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CHICAGO - A major new study being presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) has found that digital breast tomosynthesis, also known as 3-D mammography, has the potential to significantly increase the cancer detection rate in mammography screening of women with dense breasts.
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“While ideally tomosynthesis would be used for screening all women, in many cases, the decision of when to use tomosynthesis is driven by system availability,” he says. “If a facility has a limited number of 3D-capable systems, they may choose to triage women with dense breasts for screening. Some facilities with a limited number of systems have chosen to do only diagnostic exams with 3D, while others find the biggest benefit in a combined approach. Facilities with an adequate number of systems to screen all women with 3D find that to be the preferred use.”
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Marshall notes that while DBT is believed to be beneficial for women of all types of breast compositions, the benefit for women with dense breasts is greater. However, whether or not this technology is offered to patients could come down to system availability, he says.
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