QA/QC in Mammography

Kanae Nishizawa
1996 Japanese Journal of Medical Physics  
Research code ; 203 Key Word ; mammography, breast dose, glandual dose, QC, breast phantom Radiation exposure to a patient should be kept as low as possible, yet the image quality of radiograph is dependent on the radiation dose. There must be some trade -off between the image quality and the exposure dose. In the case of mammography, mammary gland is highlty sensitive to radiation, the above statement is especially important. Actual diagnostic dose may depend on such factors as technique,
more » ... ment and facility. One important aspect of the quality control of mammography is the standardization of dosimetry. Here in an effort to make protocol of dosimetry, some problems associated with the standardization of dosimetry are discussed with reference to articles.
doi:10.11323/jjmp1992.16.3_184 fatcat:3qy5x4ysqfhw5m7t3p5uilsj24