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Breast tomosynthesis (3d mammography): breast tomosynthesis is a 3-dimensional imaging technique based on ffdm that involves acquiring images of a stationary. Digital tomosynthesis creates a 3d picture of the breast using x-rays breastcancerorg can help you learn more about digital tomosynthesis today. The 2015 cpt® changes for reporting breast imaging procedures have resulted in several questions regarding reporting of the new codes for breast ultrasound and. Breast tomosynthesis is an advanced type of mammogram that can offer better cancer detection, fewer call backs and greater peace of mind it is our standard protocol.
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