Single reading with computer-aided detection for screening mammography.

  title={Single reading with computer-aided detection for screening mammography.},
  author={Fiona J. Gilbert and Susan M. Astley and Maureen G. C. Gillan and Olorunsola F. Agbaje and Matthew G. Wallis and Jonathan J. James and Caroline R. M. Boggis and Stephen W. Duffy},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  volume={359 16},
BACKGROUND The sensitivity of screening mammography for the detection of small breast cancers is higher when the mammogram is read by two readers rather than by a single reader. We conducted a trial to determine whether the performance of a single reader using a computer-aided detection system would match the performance achieved by two readers. METHODS The trial was designed as an equivalence trial, with matched-pair comparisons between the cancer-detection rates achieved by single reading… CONTINUE READING


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