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3D Mammography

At KentuckyOne Health, we are devoted to providing expertise, compassion and support for breast care. 

That's why we make it easier for you to receive a digital mammography screening by providing more convenient locations. 

Breast Imaging Specialist, Brian Mattingly, MD, explains the importance of scheduling your annual mammogram.

KentuckyOne Health Breast Care offers you the highest quality 3D tomosynthesis (3D mammography) imaging for your breast health in a comforting environment.  James Graham Brown Cancer Center and Medical Center Jewish East offer 3D stereotactic biopsy, which is performed following an abnormal mammogram.  The accuracy of the new 3D technology results in few callbacks for additional testing, which means less stress for you.  And, best of all, KentuckyOne Health Breast Care offers a beautiful and serene environment with private dressing rooms, comfortable robes, calming music and local artwork so you feel at ease. 

For more information or to schedule an appointment, contact your preferred facility below.

What is 3D Tomosynthesis?

Digital tomosynthesis, or 3D mammography, takes multiple X-ray pictures of each breast from many angles with little pressure applied to the breast.  The X-ray tube moves in an arc around the breast while 11 images are taken during a seven second examination, providing several more angles than a traditional mammogram.  The information is then sent to a computer where it is assembled to provide clear, highly-focused 3-dimensional images of the breast.  The clear and highly-focused images allow physicians to detect breast cancer in its earliest stages, especially for patients with dense breast tissue.  The screening process is also more comfortable for the patient.

KentuckyOne Health Breast Care has achieved a designation of an American College of Radiology (ACR) Breast Imaging Center of Excellence.  By awarding breast centers this status, the ACR recognizes breast imaging centers that have earned accreditation in stereotactic biopsy and breast ultrasound with ultrasound-guided biopsy in addition to the mandatory Mammography Accreditation Program.  ACR evaluation determined that Saint Joseph East has achieved high practice standards in image quality, personnel qualifications, facility equipment, quality control procedures and quality assurance procedures.

Locations:

Medical Center Jewish East
3920 Dutchmans Lane
Louisville, KY 40207
502.587.4327
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