Review of Radiological Imaging:Mammography (Lecture 007)

The content of following review is designed by and copyright to Dr. Walter Huda and Dr. Richard Slone
The online-quiz is technically designed and programmed by Dr. Jun Ni at Dept. of Radiology, University of Iowa

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I. Diagnosing Breast Cancer

Breast cancer

Cancer detection task

Modern mammography

II. Mammography Imaging Chain

X-ray spectra

X-ray tubes



Film processors

III. Clinical Imaging


Magnification mammography

Viewing mammograms

Stereotaxic localization

Digital mammography

III. Image Quality and Dose

Image quality


Breast dose

Radiation risks

V Mammography Quality Standards Act

Mammography accreditation

Mammographer requirements

Technologists requirements

Physicist requirements

VI. Alternative Breast Imaging

Ultrasound breast imaging

Magnetic resonance breast imaging

Nuclear medicine



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