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Project manager and clinical lead in radiography, Hilary Harris said: "The length of time patients have to endure painful breast compression has reduced considerably.
DBT also reduces the amount of breast compression required by traditional mammography, which can deter women from getting an annual screening.
Sharp et al (4) opted to ask very specifically about pain associated with different aspects of the procedure, which was helpful in identifying that breast compression was the main source of pain for women.
Breast compression, the part of a mammography exam that women dread, might get easier with tomosynthesis.
It is a non-invasive, painless examination that does not expose the patient to radiation or require breast compression.
All breast implants interfere with accurate mammography readings and can be ruptured by breast compression during mammograms.
The CTLM system is a non-invasive, painless examination that does not expose the patient to radiation nor require breast compression.
There is also some concern about breast compression potentially causing a rupture of blood vessels in or around small undetected cancers.
The CTLM(R) system is a non- invasive, painless examination that will be used as an adjunct to mammography and does not expose the patient to radiation nor require breast compression.

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