Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Massachusetts General Becomes First US Hospital To Use Remote-Controlled Mammography System.

The Boston Globe (10/24, McCluskey) reports Massachusetts General Hospital recently “became the first US hospital to launch use of a new mammography system” developed by General Electric that “is designed to make the experience more comfortable” by using a “hand-held remote that allows patients – not the medical professional administering the test – to control the level of pressure they feel during the exam.” The FDA approved the device in September “after finding that it did not lead to lower-quality images or significantly increase exam times.” 

Author: Alan Boyce

Categories: 2017, October, News, Screening and MammographyNumber of views: 4703


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