Embargoed for release: 11 am (et) tuesday, april 26, 2016 media advisory: to contact elizabeth a rafferty, md, call kathy weiner at 978-266-2676 or email [email protected] Breast tomosynthesis reduces radiologist performance variability compared to digital mammography andrew smith1, elizabeth rafferty, elizabeth. Home » news » headlines » imaging technology increases breast cancer diagnosis accuracy elizabeth rafferty technology increases breast cancer diagnosis. Elizabeth a rafferty, md tomosynthesis (3d mammography), used in conjunction with a 2d mammogram, is becoming increasingly integrated into clinical practice.
April 26, 2016 — a new study from elizabeth a rafferty, md, formerly of massachusetts general hospital, and colleagues evaluated the screening performance of digital mammography combined with tomosynthesis compared with digital mammography alone for women with varying levels of breast density. Friedewald and coauthors conducted a retrospective analysis of screening performance metrics to determine if addition of tomosynthesis to digital mammography im. Updates in breast imaging: tmist, guidelines and issue of jama by dr elizabeth rafferty updates in breast imaging: tmist, guidelines and tomosynthesis. Among the apparent advantages of the new technique, called digital tomosynthesis, is a significant reduction in false positive test results.
Preoperative tomosynthesis-guided needle localization of mammographically and sonographically occult breast lesions elizabeth a rafferty. Of tomosynthesis, dr rafferty says the elizabeth rafferty, md was the principal investigator for the hologic multi-institutional trials evaluating.
The fact that screening women in their 40s with dbt and digital mammography achieved the same level of performance as screening women in their 50s with full-field digital mammography alone makes a strong case for starting screening at 40 -- with tomosynthesis, according to rafferty and colleagues. Home conferences breast tomosynthesis workshop cme : 800 breast tomosynthesis called breast tomosynthesis elizabeth a rafferty. Marlborough, mass, june 7, 2017 /prnewswire/ -- hologic, inc (nasdaq: holx) announced today that the genius™ 3d mammography™ exam is now the only mammogr.
The beauty of tomosynthesis is that it addresses two major concerns with screening mammography: missed cancers and false positive rates elizabeth a rafferty, md. Categorical courses breast breast imaging course september 28–29, 2018 earn up to 1525 ama pra category 1 credits tm course description this course will present a comprehensive review of breast imaging, to include topics spanning conditions affecting the breast. New 3-d mammography system may improve breast imaging date: december 11, 2002 source: massachusetts general hospital summary: a new approach to mammography, developed by researchers at massachusetts general hospital (mgh), holds the potential for greatly improving the detection of breast lesions and the ability.
View elizabeth rafferty's business profile as director of breast imaging at l&m radiology and see work history, affiliations and more. Dr rafferty explained that the strength of tomosynthesis is that it overcomes the source of standard mammography's limitations: overlapping tissue. Saints medical center begins 3d digital mammography dr elizabeth rafferty the tomosynthesis system utilized by saints is manufactured by hologic. 29th annual conference on mammography and other breast imaging 29th annual conference on mammography and other breast imaging dr elizabeth rafferty. The rise of digital breast tomosynthesis august 15, 2017 | julie ritzer ross lead author elizabeth rafferty, md, of l&m radiology in west acton, mass. The screening performance of digital mammography combined with tomosynthesis (a type of imaging) has been compared to digital mammography alone for women with varying levels of breast density in a study appearing in the april 26 issue of jama, elizabeth a rafferty, md, formerly of massachusetts.