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  • n. The creation of a 3D image of part of the body by digital processing of multiple X-rays.


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  • In documents prepared for the meeting and posted to the FDA's website, the agency said it "would like the panel to consider whether the potential benefit of the 3D tomosynthesis outweighs the risk from the additional radiation exposure."

    FDA Review Set for 3-D Mammograms

  • Several other new products to keep in mind: Hologic HOLX has a technology called digital breast tomosynthesis.

    Genomics Sequencing Technology Continues As Growth Theme For 2011 As Digital Breast Tomosynthesis Becomes Next Advance In Medical Device Technology Sector: Specific Stock Picks Identified In Interview With Citi Investment Research - Yahoo! Finance

  • The FDA review of the Company's Dimensions three-dimensional digital breast tomosynthesis system can be modified at any time.

  • On November 22, 2010, the Company received an approvable letter from the FDA for the Dimensions 3-D tomosynthesis system.

  • Receipt of approvable letter in November from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for Dimensions three-dimensional (3-D) digital breast tomosynthesis system.

  • Mr. Cascella will speak to the importance of new technologies like 3D breast tomosynthesis in screening, diagnosing and treating breast cancer.

  • Hologic will have a meeting with the FDA relatively soon about its new tomosynthesis system and approval of this product should give a boost to the company's system sales. Headlines

  • One consideration in the design of tomosynthesis systems is the motion of the x-ray source during acquisition.


  • Panel will be reviewing the company's Selenia Dimensions 3-D digital mammography tomosynthesis system.


  • Some details about breast tomosynthesis from a Hologic white paper:



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