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To compare digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) with full field digital mammography (FFDM) regarding effectiveness as screening modalities.
Mammography is the only approved method for breast cancer screening, but not all tumors can be detected with mammography. The main reason is overlapping structures that can either mimic or hide a tumor on a 2-dimensional image like mammography. Digital breast tomosynthesis, (DBT) is a 3-dimensional x-ray technique that has been developed during the last years. A tomographic technique like DBT, which reduces or eliminates the detrimental effect of over- and underlying tissue, can probably help to find more tumors. This study aims to investigate whether more breast cancers can be detected with DBT compared to full field digital mammography (FFDM) in population invited to screening.
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Prevention
DBT and FFDM
Malmö Breast Screening Unit, Skåne University Hospital
Enrolling by invitation
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:15:04-0400
The purpose of this pilot is to provide credible performance estimate information in order to conduct subsequent reader studies.
The purpose of this pivotal reader study is to assess the comparative accuracy of Fujifilm FFDM plus DBT versus FFDM alone in the detection of breast cancer.
The purpose of this pilot is to provide credible performance estimate information in order to conduct a subsequent pivotal reader study.
The purpose of the pivotal reader study is to assess the comparative accuracy of Fujifilm DBT plus S-View versus FFDM in the detection of breast cancer.
The purpose of this pilot is to assess the adequacy of the Fujifilm DBT Reader Study Training program to ensure that Readers participating in the Fujifilm DBT pivotal trial are properly tr...
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JOURNAL CLUB: Performance of Screening Breast MRI After Negative Full-Field Digital Mammography Versus After Negative Digital Breast Tomosynthesis in Women at Higher Than Average Risk for Breast Cancer.
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Purpose To compare the performance of two-dimensional synthetic mammography (SM) plus digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) versus conventional full-field digital mammography (FFDM) in the detection of m...
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