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Mammography With Magnification And Grids Detail Visibility And Dose Measurements
Author(s): Leonard Stanton; Wende W. Logan
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Paper Abstract

The possibility has been demonstrated of significant image improvement in screen-film mammography without increase in relevant patient dose, when a fast screen-film combination is used with magnification or grid, when compared with a slower screen-film combination using conventional technique (no grid use or magnification). An ideal dedi-cated mammography x-ray unit, containing a small (± 300 micron) tungsten focal spot, and a grid should result in optimal imaging of all breast sizes and tissue consistencies.

Paper Details

Date Published: 6 July 1979
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0173, Application of Optical Instrumentation in Medicine VII, (6 July 1979); doi: 10.1117/12.957134
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Leonard Stanton, Hahnemann Medical College and Hospital (United States)
Wende W. Logan, Roswell Park Memorial Institute (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0173:
Application of Optical Instrumentation in Medicine VII
Joel E. Gray, Editor(s)

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