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Screen-Film Mammography Update: X-Ray Units, Breast Compression, Grids, Screen-Film Characteristics, And Radiation Dose
Author(s): Arthur G. Haus
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Paper Abstract

Screen-film mammography is growing rapidly. The impor-tance of using dedicated x-ray units with appropriate beam quality and breast compression for screen-film mammography is emphasized. The present status of grids for mammography is presented. Mammographic screen-film characteristics, in terms of contrast, light diffusion, and noise, are reviewed. Radiation dose in mammography is discussed in terms of measurement, calculation, and theoretical risk.

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Date Published: 28 August 1984
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0486, Medical Imaging and Instrumentation '84, (28 August 1984); doi: 10.1117/12.943213
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Arthur G. Haus, Eastman Kodak Company (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0486:
Medical Imaging and Instrumentation '84
James A. Mulvaney, Editor(s)

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