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What Now? Strategies for Maintaining Image Quality & Patient Care Amid Chaos

First, everyone at Volpara would like to take this opportunity to thank our customers and all healthcare workers and first responders for their extraordinary dedication during the COVID 19 pandemic.

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Advancing Mammography Quality Assurance through Professional Collaboration

Katie Kaminski, MRT (R), is the lead mammography technologist for Mayfair Diagnostics in Alberta, Canada. Katie has been with Mayfair since 2012 and is responsible for maintaining Mayfair’s screening and...

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FDA Mandatory Regulations for Breast Cancer Screening

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is moving to improve the quality of mammography and provide more health information to patients, especially in the area of breast density, which...

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Positioning Challenge #5 – Nipple Excessive Exaggeration (CC view)

The second positioning challenge for the CC view is excessive exaggeration of the nipple.

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Positioning Challenge #4 – Inadequate Posterior Nipple Line (CC view)

At the top of our list of positioning challenges for the CC view is length of the posterior nipple line (PNL).

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Positioning Challenge #3 – Achieving Adequate Pectoralis Muscle Length (MLO view)

Last in our series of MLO view positioning issues is achieving sufficient pectoralis muscle length. An Adequate Pec to Posterior Nipple Line (PNL) metric is achieved when the pectoral muscle...

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Positioning Challenge #2 - Inframammary Fold Obscured (MLO View)

Second on our “top hits” list of positioning challenges for the MLO view is visibility of the inframammary fold (IMF).

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Positioning Challenge #1 - Adequate Pectoral (MLO View)

Volpara Solutions has analyzed over 1 million mammograms to identify the top positioning issues affecting mammographic quality.

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Top 5 Positioning Challenges in Mammography

Breast imaging managers naturally seek the high-quality images that aid in the early detection of breast cancer.

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How an Imaging Practice Used Analytics to Boost Mammography Quality

Mayfair Diagnostics in Calgary, Canada, decided to implement VolparaEnterprise software to drive a quality improvement program using breast imaging analytics.

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