Mammography

What is Mammography Imaging?

Mammography is a specialized type of imaging technology that uses a low-dose X-ray system to examine breast tissue. A mammography exam, called a mammogram, is used to aid in the early detection and diagnosis of breast diseases in women.

As stated earlier, imaging with X-rays involves exposing a part of the body to small doses of ionizing radiation which produces visual images of internal body parts. X-rays are the oldest and most frequently used form of medical imaging. With respect to mammography, two recent advances include digital mammography and computer-aided detection.

MHC Healthcare is in the process of securing the necessary mammography-specialized equipment and looks forward to offering our clients this service in the near future. Until that time, patients are temporarily referred to other community providers for this service.  

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