Know About Digital Mammography

//Know About Digital Mammography

Know About Digital Mammography

Breast Mammography Test in Bangalore | Ebisu Diagnostics

What is Digital Mammography?

Many of you would have seen the commercials on television, listened about this on radio, or read about mammograms in magazine article or in internet.  It’s important to have the mammography done, so you will get peace of mind and some benefits. People do not understand the difference between digital mammography and traditional film mammogram. Mammography is basically a form of x- ray of the breast tissue. The one difference between x ray and mammography is x-ray relay on film and digital mammography digital images are extracted on the screen. This digital mammography is easier to view and manipulate. The radiologist can get the more accurate view by highlighting areas, zoom in out, or can use specific

Benefits of Digital Mammography Include:

Mammograms which are printed on film need hard files to store with your medical history.  Digital mammography is stored as a soft copy and can be shared using e mails, and allow to give required other data to improve your health care.

Breast Mammography Test in Bangalore  uses one fourth less radiation than its older counterpart. While the earlier doses have proved to cause no harm, less radiation is generally better.

The doctors and radiologists can observe more due to better image clarity and the ability to alter the photos. Our exceptional radiologists can lighten, darken and enlarge these images almost like an mobile app. This can detect abnormal changes more accurately, due to the detail provided.

Benefits of Digital Mammography | Breast Mammography Test in Bangalore | Ebisu Diagnostics 

Benefits of Digital Mammography | Breast Mammography Test in Bangalore | Ebisu Diagnostics

If you think of a cancer screening such as a mammogram as fishing net, you can easily imagine that the finer the weave, the more fish get caught.

This means that the screening is going to pick up even minute changes and differences in tissue that may or may not be relevant. This is known as specificity. Having a high particularity means that more things can get caught up in the net. Specificity is always a balancing act in that it obviously picks up more, but not all of it is actually important.

So why set the detail so high? Because even though it detect many little things that are not really important, digital mammography also catches small changes that could be early signs of breast cancer. As with any cancer, the earlier it is detected, the better. Saving lives is worth the occasional false positive.

When is Digital Mammography Recommended?

When is Digital Mammography Recommended | Breast Mammography Test in Bangalore | Ebisu Diagnostics 

When is Digital Mammography Recommended | Breast Mammography Test in Bangalore | Ebisu Diagnostics

As a rule of thumb, digital mammograms are often recommended for patients with denser breast tissue. It may also be so helpful for women who have not yet entered menopause or those who are under the age of 50.

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