Cone-beam CT for breast imaging: Radiation dose, breast coverage, and image quality.

@article{OConnell2010ConebeamCF,
  title={Cone-beam CT for breast imaging: Radiation dose, breast coverage, and image quality.},
  author={Avice M O'Connell and David L Conover and Yan Zhang and Posy Seifert and Wende Logan-Young and C L Lin and Lawrence G Sahler and Ruola Ning},
  journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology},
  year={2010},
  volume={195 2},
  pages={496-509}
}
OBJECTIVE The primary objectives of this pilot study were to evaluate the radiation dose, breast coverage, and image quality of cone-beam breast CT compared with a conventional mammographic examination. Image quality analysis was focused on the concordance of cone-beam breast CT with conventional mammography in terms of mammographic findings. SUBJECTS AND METHODS This prospective study was performed from July 2006 through August 2008. Twenty-three women were enrolled who met the inclusion… CONTINUE READING