Mammography Accuracy Varies by Facility Type

Dargan, Richard S.; Volkin, Laurie
August 2008
ASRT Scanner;Aug/Sep2008, Vol. 40 Issue 9, p40
The article provides information on a study on the accuracy of screening mammogram interpretation. According to the article, the researchers found that facilities devoted to screening mammography and facilities with breast imaging specialists fared the best in interpretative accuracy. Facilities that offered screening mammograms alone versus those that offered screening and diagnostic mammograms reportedly had a higher sensitivity and specificity.


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