Breast Imaging: 3D Mammography Arrives at John Muir Health

Digital Breast Tomosynthesis (DBT), also known as 3-D mammography, is a breakthrough in imaging that provides a clearer, more accurate view compared to digital mammography alone. DBT sets a new standarad for a clearer images of lesions, by reducing or eliminating the tissue overlap effect. Ther are fewer unnecessary biopsies and fewer recall rates, which significantly decreases patient anxiety.