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Radiol Clin North Am. 2007 Sep;45(5):895-906, vii.

Beyond standard mammographic screening: mammography at age extremes, ultrasound, and MR imaging.

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  • 1American Radiology Services, Johns Hopkins Green Spring, 301 Merrie Hunt Dr., Lutherville, MD 21093, USA.


This article describes the principles and performance of screening mammography and discusses indications for screening before the age of 40 years and after the age of 69 years. Specific definitions of high risk are provided, and the rationale and performance characteristics to dare of supplemental screening with ultrasound or MR imaging are reviewed.

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