The internationally acclaimed digital mammography of the company Hologic has installed in the newly created department, which enables a more thorough study of the most minor changes, which sometimes can remain unnoticed while using analog equipment.
Mammography makes it possible to detect a breast neoplasm two years earlier before a woman can feel it herself. According to statistics, the most common kind of cancer among women is a breast cancer.
The Mammography Department already operates in the Erebouni medical center. The effectiveness of treatment is mostly connected with its early detection. Up to 35 years the glandular tissue is prevails in women's breast, and then the ultrasound study is more informative. In this case, mammography is considered as an additional study. At the age of over 40 years mammography study becomes a priority, and ultrasound is considered as an additional study. While mammography shows the presence of neoplasm, the ultrasound examination diagnoses the tissue structure. The combined examination provides 95% accuracy of the study.
There are two types of mammography: diagnostic, when a woman appeals with certain complaints and screening, which is used for detection of the diseases. In Erebouni medical center mammography conducted free of charge, but in 90% of cases it is necessary to combine it with ultrasound examination.
«Mammography is the key to ensuring women's health, including yours» - is the motto of mammography department.