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Detectors, X-Ray, Digital Radiography, Mammography

Definition : X-Ray detectors designed to sense the absorption pattern of x-ray radiation from a diagnostic mammography unit and then transmit these data to a computerized workstation. These detectors typically consist of a device including an x-ray sensitive sensor (e.g., a charge coupled device or CCD, amorphous silicon), an analog-to-digital signal converter, and a connection to a mammography workstation. Digital mammography detectors designed for full-field mammography can be used for patient screening as a substitute to conventional film based systems.

Entry Terms : "Mammography Digital Detectors" , "Digital Mammography Detectors"

UMDC code : 20792

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