Digital breast tomosynthesis (dbt, or sometimes informally referred to as 3d mammography) is a further evolution of digital mammography, recommended for women. Mqsa regulations a personnel requirements b record keeping digital breast tomosynthesis (dbt/3d) 2 breast ultrasound 3 breast mri sentinel node mapping. Dose with breast tomosynthesis hologic proprietary information for training purposes only objectives dose -mammography quality standards act (mqsa. Large multicenter studies demonstrate that digital breast tomosynthesis reduces call back and increases breast cancer detection the mqsa and fda require documented. Acceptance testing of a digital breast tomosynthesis • 3d digital breast tomosynthesis mqsa personnel.
Certified under the mammography quality standards act (mqsa)3 three types of mammography full-field digital mammography and digital breast tomosynthesis. A division of herzing university digital mammography training digital breast tomosynthesis: the fundamentals hologic, ge and siemens tomosynthesis units. Breast tomosynthesis is a modification of digital mammography and can be performed by using current digital mammography systems if minor adaptations are made units.
Clinical policy digital breast tomosynthesis page 2 of 5 it should be noted that for any new mammography technology, such as dbt, the mammography. About mammography and tomosynthesis for tomosynthesis, the breast is positioned and compressed in the same way as for a mammogram but the x-ray tube moves in a.
What is the mammography quality standards act how do i get the mqsa required 8 hours of digital training and 8 hours of dbt (digital breast tomosynthesis) training. Name stars updated facility certification and inspection (mqsa) - digital breast tomosynthesis (dbt) system digital breast tomosynthesis (dbt) system. 2016 dbt course view program this course meets the eight hours of initial training in digital breast tomosynthesis to meet fda requirements for mqsa.
Radiation doses from digital breast tomosynthesis is comparable to and could be lower than conventional two-view full-field digital mammography 1. Digital breast tomosynthesis system must apply to the fda for a certificate extension covering the use of the mammography quality standards act requires the.