Fundamentals of Mammography

By

  • Linda Lee, Superintendent Radiographer and Radiographic Service Manager, Breast Screening Training Centre, City Hospital, Nottingham, UK
  • Verdi Stickland, Superintendent Radiographer and Radiographic Quality Assurance Manager, Breast Screening Training Centre, City Hospital, Nottingham, UK
  • A. Robin Wilson, MBChB, FRCR, FRCP(E), Clinical Director and Consultant Radiologist, Breast Screening Training Centre, City Hospital, Nottingham, UK
  • Andrew Evans, Nottingham International Breast Education Centre, City Hospital, Nottingham, UK

This practical and comprehensive guide is designed to help you obtain high quality mammography images through efficient, sensitive management of the patient and a thorough understanding of the anatomical basis of mammographic positioning and projections. Also includes information on basic mammographic interpretation and an outline of radiologic procedures.
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Book information

  • Published: November 2002
  • Imprint: CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE
  • ISBN: 978-0-443-07114-0


Table of Contents

Mammography equipment and quality control. Film processing and quality control. Breast anatomy - implications for mammographic practice. Mammography - the first steps. Mammography - basic projections. Mammography - complementary projections. Mammography - tailoring the examination. Training, education and continuing professional development in mammographic practice. Quality assurance systems. The basis of mammographic interpretation. Breast screening. Psychological issues and communication.
Appendices. Glossary. Index.