Mammographic Accreditation Phantom

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The phantom can test the performance of a mammographic system and its ability to image small structures similar to those found clinically: calcifications, fibrous calcifications in ducts and tumor masses.

Technical data (can be modified to customer specifications):

  • dimensions: 102.0 x 108.0 x 44.0 mm
  • simulates 42 mm compressed breast of average glandular/adipose composition
  • total PMMA thickness: 36.75 mm
  • wax insert:
    – thickness: 7.25 mm
    – nylon fibrils diameters: 1.56, 1.12, 0.89, 0.75, 0.54 and 0.40 mm
    – microcalcifications: 0.54, 0.40, 0.32, 0.24 and 0.16 mm Al₂O₃ specks
    – tumor-like masses: 2.00, l.00, 0.75, 0.50 and 0.25 mm thick
  • 4 mm thick PMMA contrast disc
  • comfortable carrying case

Product features:

  • complies with:
    – IEC 61223-3-2
    – ACR Mammography Accreditation Program Requirements (May 4, 2012)
  • CE certified
  • the manual provides detailed guidelines for carrying out each test, results assessment and registration