Why Does It Take Longer to Read Digital Than Film-Screen Screening Mammograms? A Partial Explanation

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Digital screening mammograms (DM) take longer to interpret than film-screen screening mammograms (FSM). We evaluated what part of the process takes long in our reading environment. We selected cases from those for which timed readings had been performed as part of a previous study. Readers were timed as they performed various computer manipulations on… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10278-009-9177-9

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@article{Haygood2009WhyDI, title={Why Does It Take Longer to Read Digital Than Film-Screen Screening Mammograms? A Partial Explanation}, author={Tamara Miner Haygood and Jihong Wang and Deanna Lane and Eva Galvan and E. Neely Atkinson and Tanya W. Stephens and Gary J. Whitman}, journal={Journal of Digital Imaging}, year={2009}, volume={23}, pages={170-180} }