Breast Anatomy

Breast Anatomy

Types of Breast Tissues


Fibro glandular

Adipose (Fatty)
What is Tomosynthesis?

Is a 3 dimensional projection

Reduces overlapping tissue seen with 2D only

15 projections are taken with each combo exposure (7.5) (-7.5)

With an average breast (18*24) 3D dose is 1.34, combo is 2.56 Milligrey. (3 Milligrey FDA) (2D is 1.2)