How to make your mammogram effective?

An ideal alternative to prevent breast cancer is practicing every year digital mammography , since it has been proven that these monitoring helps detect any abnormality in time and access a safe and effective diagnosis.

In an interview for GetQoralHealth , the doctor and radiologist Juan Juventino Torres  Juarez , states: "This study should be conducted after 40 years of age; If you have a family history with Cancer , then the ideal is to do it every 6 months, but otherwise, every year ".

According to Dr. Torres Juárez, thanks to the digital mammography The diagnosis is 30% faster than with conventional methods.

On the other hand, Arturo Del Toro , Business Development Manager of Healthcare Division of the company Ship , points out:

"An ideal monitor for the digital mammography is one that has resolution and orientation of 5 megapixels, since this allows the change from horizontal to vertical, with the automatic rotation of the image ".

"Another important factor is the luminosity; Normally the monitors should have more than 1000 cd / m2 (candelas per square meter, which is how light intensity is measured), and a viewing angle greater than 170 degrees to visualize it from any angle ".

In this sense, the radiologist Torres specifies that through the digital monitors there is a better image consistency, which allows a greater precision in the results obtained in the study.

Remember thatdigital mammography It is essential to take care of your health and locate any anomaly in time. Its cost ranges between 800 and 1,500 pesos, but quality control is greater. Take it into account and remember that prevention is health!


Video Medicine: Your First Mammogram: What to Expect (August 2020).