Digital tomosynthesis pronounced toh-moh-SIN-thah-sis creates a 3-dimensional picture of the breast using X-rays. Digital tomosynthesis is approved by the U.
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Kopans DB. It has also been shown to be a valuable tool for monitoring response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy Further studies are needed to clarify the applications of breast CT. In one of those with IDC, a second lesion that had not been observed at standard breast imaging was identified near the chest wall Fig 6.
When is breast MRI used?
Whole breast ultrasound and digital breast tomosynthesis are being increasingly used as adjunctive screening modalities in the setting of dense breasts. Histopathology from ultrasound-guided core biopsy indicated a 7 mm invasive ductal carcinoma. Mammographic density and the risk and detection of breast cancer.