Clinical dose performance of full field digital mammography in a breast screening programme
British Journal of Radiology, 05/23/2011
Mccullagh JB et al. – The accuracy of the dose estimation was improved by inclusion of the automatic exposure control (AEC) pre–exposure dose contribution. The photon–counting system demonstrated the lowest average mean glandular dose (MGD). The GE Healthcare and Hologic flat–panel detector systems demonstrated a small but statistically significant dose difference. The results of this study provide a comprehensive assessment of the breast dose performance of current digital mammography systems in a clinical screening setting.