Influence of breast compression pressure on the performance of population-based mammography screening

@inproceedings{Holland2017InfluenceOB,
  title={Influence of breast compression pressure on the performance of population-based mammography screening},
  author={Katharina Holland and Ioannis Sechopoulos and Ritse M Mann and Gerard J. den Heeten and Carla H van Gils and Nico Karssemeijer},
  booktitle={Breast Cancer Research},
  year={2017}
}
In mammography, breast compression is applied to reduce the thickness of the breast. While it is widely accepted that firm breast compression is needed to ensure acceptable image quality, guidelines remain vague about how much compression should be applied during mammogram acquisition. A quantitative parameter indicating the desirable amount of compression is not available. Consequently, little is known about the relationship between the amount of breast compression and breast cancer… CONTINUE READING
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