THE COMPARATIVE CONTENT ANALYSIS OF THE NORMATIVE DOCUMENTS GOVERNING THE X-RAY MAMMOGRAPHY IN THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION

A. Yu. Vasil'ev, I. V. Buromskiy, Tamara V. Pavlova, O. O. Manuylova
2019 Medical Journal of the Russian Federation  
The article discusses the normative documents in force in our country of the Ministry of Health that regulate the timing, order and age criteria for examining the mammary glands using x-ray mammography. A sufficient number of disagreements were revealed among the Orders, Letters, and Methodological and Clinical Recommendations that have not lost their legal force, which significantly complicate the daily work of clinicians and radiologists of mammography rooms. The lack of a unified approach to
more » ... the standard of mammographic examination among the medical community inevitably leads to medical errors and increases the number of untimely diagnoses. In order to improve indicators of early diagnosis of breast cancer and minimize the amount of subsequent treatment, it is necessary to develop a single normative document that defines the algorithm for mammographic examination of the population.
doi:10.18821/0869-2106-2019-25-5-6-256-258 fatcat:i53s5ra6cvcrdcm3jmizn4obaa