The emerging role of breast tomosynthesis.

  title={The emerging role of breast tomosynthesis.},
  author={Takayoshi Uematsu},
  journal={Breast cancer},
  volume={20 3},
Digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) is a new modality that aids in breast cancer detection. It is a pseudo-three-dimensional digital mammography imaging system that produces a series of 1-mm-slice images with multiple very low-dose X-ray projections to reveal the inner architecture of the breast after eliminating interference from overlapping breast tissue. This review article provides an overview of the current and potential use of DBT. The illustrations and discussion are based on our… CONTINUE READING

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