FDA Clears Philips MicroDose Mammography System

by Savitha C Muppala on  March 4, 2013 at 2:34 PM Medical Gadgets   - G J E 4
The FDA has given the nod to Philips for its MicroDose SI full-field digital mammography (FFDM) system.

This SI model has the capacity to do a single-shot spectroscopy along with the earlier capabilities of the original MicroDose.
 FDA Clears Philips MicroDose Mammography System
FDA Clears Philips MicroDose Mammography System

Using X-ray photon-counting detectors, the MicroDose device performs breast tissue imaging at a relatively reduced dose compared to traditional mammography. This technology is capable of detecting tumors covered inside dense breast tissue, therefore this system will be a shot in the arm to radiologists.

MicroDose SI employs special photon-counting technology and is indeed a boon to clinicians in conducting examinations using low dose radiation without sacrificing the quality of images. Philips has also worked on advancing this technology with Single-Shot Spectral Imaging.

Source: Medindia

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