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3d mammography or tomosynthesis is a new type of mammogram for breast cancer detection tomosynthesis reduces the need of additional screening a diagnostic mammogram. Tomosynthesis is used in 3d mammography in order to create a three dimensional image of breast tissue for better examination. What is dbt digital breast tomosynthesis is a relatively new technology in dbt, the x-ray tube moves in an arc around the breast and takes multiple.
Tomosynthesis, also digital tomosynthesis, is a method for performing high-resolution limited-angle tomography at radiation dose levels comparable with projectional. Tomosynthesis or digital tomosynthesis is a new type of mammogram for screening breast cancer it is a relatively new technology and is only available in.