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adv img mammo

advanced imaging - mammography

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A screening film for mammo is called: baseline film
Diagnostic mammography is for who? a pt. with elevated risk factors or symptoms
At what age should someone start getting annual mammograms? 40
For a low risk patient aged 40-49, how often should they get a mammo? biannually
How often should a patient get a physician exam? annually aged 40 and up
Infiltrating means: spread to surrounding tissue
An “insitu” breast cancer is: “At origin”, are more easily removed and treated
What is the likelihood of cancer in the upper lateral quadrant of the breast? 50%
What is the likelihood of cancer in the upper medial quadrant of the breast? 15%
What is the likelihood of cancer in the lower lateral quadrant of the breast? 10%
What is the likelihood of cancer in the lower medial quadrant of the breast? 5%
MQSA stands for what and was enacted when? mammography quality standards act, 1991
Interest in mammo was renewed by who? when and why? Robert Egan, 1950 by using low kVp and high mAs
kVp and mAs range for mammo: 23-28 kVp, 20-100 mAs
what type of filtration is used for mammo? beryllium or borosilicate glass
how much filtration is used in mammo? minimum of .5 mm Al eq.
how is the cathode positioned for mammo? toward the chest wall
what is the breast compressed? to bring the tissue closer to the IR and reduce FSB, and improved resolution.
Created by: annaluz87