Mammographic Equipment and Technique

  • Radhakrishna Selvi


Although many units across the world have converted to digital technology, there are many centers which use analog machines for mammography. Therefore, this chapter addresses the analog systems as well as the digital mammography techniques.


Digital Mammography Compute Radiography Image Receptor Automatic Exposure Control Digital Detector 
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© Springer India 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  • Radhakrishna Selvi
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  1. 1.Chennai Breast CentreChennaiIndia

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