3D Mammograms

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Dana Smetherman, MD, Section Head of Breast Imaging at Ochsner Medical Center, discusses Ochsner's new 3D mammography (digital breast tomosynthesis) capabilities. 3D mammography has been found to identify up to 40 percent more invasive cancers than conventional mammography and reduces the need for additional images after screening mammograms. Digital breast tomosynthesis screenings are available at the following Ochsner facilities: Lieselotte Tansey Breast Center at Ochsner Medical Center, Ochsner Baptist and Ochsner Health Center – Covington.   

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