Scanning Systems, Light, Mammographic
Definition : Scanning systems that use a combination of near-infrared and red light sources to transilluminate the breast and, through the difference in attenuation, to aid in the evaluation of breast tissue (e.g., cyst, fat, tumors). These systems include red and infrared light sources, fiberoptic cable and scanning heads, a video camera, electronic processors, and monitors. These systems are designed as an aid in the evaluation of breast diseases.
Entry Terms : "Mammography Units" , "Scanners, Light, Mammographic" , "Mammographic Light Scanners"
UMDC code : 17786