The latest digital mammogram of the world technology leader Siemens has been installed in the Center for Imaging Diagnostics MLADOST. MAMMOMAT Fusion is the result of over 10 years of development of the company and comes to replace the first generation of digital devices. There are many advanced solutions, but the most distinctive among them are the automatic algorithms for dosing the pressure of the shoulder blades on the chest and determining the extremely low radiation dose .
The device automatically and customized for each patient and each breast individually determines the minimum compression and X-ray intensity at which quality image is achieved.
For comparison, the radiation in the previous generation of digital mammograms has been reduced 2 times, and compared to conventional devices (widely used in Bulgaria), even more. The new generation Csl detector, which maintains high sensitivity at low radiation intensity, has made a major contribution to reducing radiation exposure.
Excessive compression of the mammographic scapulae on each breast examined is the factor that most often causes unpleasant memories in patients. The reason for this is usually the desire of the laboratory assistant to “reinsure” against poor image quality, which leads to an overdose of pressure.
MAMMOMAT Fusion virtually eliminates the possibility of human error and puts an end to the pain and discomfort of testing . The sensors are so sensitive that this system examines patients with breast implants, which is almost impossible with an analog device. The device also has the largest spatial range, providing research in a sitting position . This is especially important for patients with limited mobility.
Digital images are stored in a secure server system and each patient has the opportunity to download a complete database of old research , without any loss of information value, as observed with X-ray plates. This functionality is especially important when tracking a process and the need for a chronological dossier to obtain a second opinion.