The Impact of Introducing Full Field Digital Mammography into a Screening Programme

Thomas Fyall, Caroline Boggis, Jamie Sargeant, Elaine Harkness, Sigrid Whiteside, Julie Morris, Mary Wilson, Susan Astley

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As digital mammography has largely replaced analogue mammography for screening, we examine the impact of the change on clinical outcomes. Data were obtained for 62,599 women undergoing routine screening mammography between January 2010 and March 2012 during the transition from analogue to digital screening, and on a monthly basis for the two years following complete conversion to digital mammography. With digital mammography, the recall rate increased from 3.58% to 4.69% (p
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationBreast Imaging: Lecture Notes on Computer Science 8539
EditorsHiroshi Fujita, T Hara, C Muramatsu
Place of PublicationSwitzerland
PublisherSpringer Nature
Number of pages8
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2014
EventInternational Workshop on Breast Imaging - Gifu, Japan
Duration: 1 Jan 1824 → …


ConferenceInternational Workshop on Breast Imaging
CityGifu, Japan
Period1/01/24 → …


  • screening
  • recall
  • cancer detection
  • biopsy


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