Technology | Breast Imaging | July 29, 2016

CIRS Approved to Produce ACR Digital Mammography Phantom

CIRS becomes approved vendor of new ACR mammography quality assurance phantom

CIRS Approved to Produce ACR Digital Mammography Phantom

The ACR has named Computerized Imaging Reference Systems, Inc. (CIRS) an approved vendor for the new ACR Digital Mammography Phantom. This enables CIRS to produce and sell the phantom beginning immediately. CIRS earned this approval by submitting two sample phantoms for testing and evaluation by an independent medical physicist. Both of the sample phantoms met the required specifications, tolerances, and performance requirements set by the ACR.

The ACR Digital Mammography Phantom, CIRS Model 086, can be used for testing and accreditation according to the new ACR Digital Mammography Quality Control Manual, slated for release in late July.

This is the second phantom that CIRS has been approved to manufacture by the ACR. The first was designed by the ACR for accreditation as required by Mammography Quality Standards Act (MSQA) of 1992. The Mammographic Accreditation Phantom, CIRS Model 015 is still available for purchase.

For more information: www.cirsinc.com

Related Content

Breast cancer patients whose disease has spread to their brains fare better if their metastases are picked up before they begin to cause symptoms, according to a study presented at the 12th European Breast Cancer Conference.

Getty Images

News | Breast Imaging | September 21, 2020
September 21, 2020 — Breast cancer patients whose disease has spread to their brains fare better if their metastases
The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted every facet of personal life, business operations and healthcare, including breast imaging and breast cancer care.

Getty Images

Feature | Breast Imaging | September 18, 2020 | By Susan Harvey, M.D.
The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted every facet o
UT Dallas study aims to advance thermography for monitoring tumors

Adolfo Lozano, PhD'20, works on a proof-of-concept computer model of the thermal properties of breast cancer. He and other UT Dallas researchers aim to improve digital thermal imaging as a tool for monitoring cancer and its treatment. Image courtesy of The University of Texas at Dallas

News | Breast Imaging | September 09, 2020
September 9, 2020 — ...
The solution leverages image transfer speed, tag morphing, and multi-vendor PACS capabilities to enable comprehensive image visualization and analysis at the point of care
News | Breast Imaging | September 03, 2020
September 3, 2020 — Based on its recent analysis of the global breast imaging workstation industry, Frost & Sulli
Researchers at Karolinska Institutet and Karolinska University Hospital in Sweden have compared the ability of three different artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms to identify breast cancer based on previously taken mammograms. The best algorithm proved to be as accurate as the average radiologist.
News | Breast Imaging | August 28, 2020
August 28, 2020 — Researchers at Karolinska Institutet and Karolinska University Hospital in Sweden have compared the