Women's Healthcare

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...

The system uses the same traditional principles of ultrasound that have been used for decades, but uses HDlive software to calculate depth, shape and detail. The system includes noise-removal, image enhancement, color and light.

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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.

Sectra, Breast Imaging PACS, IHE profiles, MAMMO, DBT, tomosynthesis
Sectra announced successful testing of the MAMMO and DBT (Digital Breast Tomosynthesis) Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise (IHE) profiles at the North...
North Dakota, Breast Density and Reporting Bill, dense breast tissue
North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple signed the Breast Density and Reporting Bill (HB 1370) into law April 9 in Bismarck, making North Dakota the 22nd state to...
My Breast Cancer Journey, free app, Willowglade Technologies
Expert data recently released has shown that patients’ knowledge about their own breast cancer was generally poor, particularly for minority women. “My Breast...
hot flashes, endothelial function, cardiovascular disease, risk, women, age
Two new studies suggest women who experience hot flashes earlier in life appear to have poorer endothelial function — one of the earliest signs of...
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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It’s been a busy year in women’s health, and the topic of breast density remains on the forefront. To date, 21 states have enacted the breast density...
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...

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The webinar "State of the Art in MRI Pediatric Brain Perfusion Imaging" educates participants about the state of the art clinical and emerging translational...
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