Issues to consider in converting to digital mammography

Radiol Clin North Am. 2007 Sep;45(5):813-30, vi. doi: 10.1016/j.rcl.2007.06.007.


This article outlines the reasons that many radiology practices are converting to digital mammography. In addition, it provides basic information about the issues that must be considered in making the transformation. These issues include technical matters regarding image display, storage, and retrieval as well as clinical and ergonomic considerations.

MeSH terms

  • Computer Communication Networks
  • Data Display
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Image Processing, Computer-Assisted / methods
  • Information Storage and Retrieval
  • Mammography / methods*
  • Radiographic Image Enhancement / methods*
  • Radiographic Image Interpretation, Computer-Assisted / methods*
  • Radiology Information Systems