Mammography Systems

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released updated requirements for a mammography facility to extend its Mammography Quality Standards Act (MQSA) certification for digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) systems.

breast density law ohio

Ohio Governor John Kasich signed Ohio’s breast density inform bill into law (HB 394, Section 3702.40). Ohio becomes the 20th state to enact such a bill, which requires healthcare providers to inform women if they have dense breast tissue, which ma...

mammography system

Mammography Saves Lives (MSL) is a public service campaign, which includes TV and radio public service announcements (PSAs) to encourage women, 40 and older, to get a regular mammogram and helps them find an accredited center near them.

New technology and better screening strategies can lower the rate of false-positive results, which impose a substantial financial and psychological burden on women. The many misperceptions about breast cancer screening options and risks,...

FDA, MQSA, tomosynthesis, DBT, certificate extension, requirements
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released updated requirements for a mammography facility to extend its Mammography Quality Standards Act (MQSA)...
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released an updated Mammography Quality Standards Act and Program (MQSA) Scorecard, which offers answers to the...
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) reports it has revoked the Mammography Quality Standards Act (MQSA) certificate for AP Diagnostic Imaging Inc., a...
Fujifilm, Aspire Cristalle, mammography, Breast Center Conference
Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A. Inc. showcased the Aspire Cristalle at the 25th Annual Interdisciplinary Breast Center Conference sponsored by...
VuComp, M-Vu CAD, mammography, version 3.2
Version 3.2 of M-Vu CAD (computer-aided detection) for mammography provides an increase in sensitivity, resulting in an improvement in mass
VuCOMP Inc.'s M-Vu CAD for mammography version 3.1 was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in June 2014. Concurrently,...
VuComp's M-Vu CAD Version 3 system for digital mammography CAD technology intends to lower false positive rates.  ...
VuComp Inc. announced an agreement with Konica Minolta Medical Imaging to include VuComp’s M-Vu CAD, the first mammography computer-...

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FDA, MQSA, tomosynthesis, DBT, certificate extension, requirements
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released updated requirements for a mammography facility to extend its Mammography Quality Standards Act (MQSA)...
breast cancer, overdiagnosis, mammography, Alexandra Barratt, BMJ
More than any other debate about overdiagnosis, the discussion of breast cancer has spilt from the pages of the specialist medical press into the public domain...
Volpara, VolparaAnalytics, VolparaDensity, mammography, pressure, study
Calculating and tracking mammographic compression pressure could help standardize mammography quality and patient experience, according to a study published in...
Breast density may be one of the strongest predictors of the failure of mammography to detect cancer, according to an educational session presented at the 2014...

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