Image Wisely is a joint initiative of the American College of Radiology, Radiological Society of North America, American Society of Radiological Technologists and American Association of Physicists in Medicine.

May 09, 2018

Special Physics Considerations in Tomosynthesis: Artifacts and Quality Control

Authors: L. Robinson, N. Tirada, S. Dromi, G. Li, G. Khojekar

Digital Breast Tomosynthesis (DBT) is being widely adopted for breast imaging; thus, it is important for breast imagers to understand the artifacts and QC issues unique to DBT so that they will be able to optimize image quality and assess QC issues.

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medically necessary imaging studies and to eliminate unnecessary procedures

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