Integrating mammographic breast density in glandular dose calculation.

  title={Integrating mammographic breast density in glandular dose calculation.},
  author={Moayyad E. Suleiman and Patrick C. Brennan and Ernest U. Ekpo and Peter L. Kench and Mark F. McEntee},
  journal={The British journal of radiology},
  volume={91 1085},
OBJECTIVE This work proposes the use of mammographic breast density (MBD) to estimate actual glandular dose (AGD), and assesses how AGD compares to mean glandular dose (MGD) estimated using Dance et al method. METHODS A retrospective sample of anonymised mammograms (52,405) was retrieved from a central database. Technical parameters and patient characteristics were exported from the Digital Imaging and Communication in Medicine (DICOM) header using third party software. LIBRA (Laboratory for… CONTINUE READING

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