What can I expect during the procedure?

Our Radiologic Technologist (a woman specializing in mammographic imaging) will position you standing near the machine and your breast will be placed on a contoured platform and compressed with a contoured translucent plastic plate. During compression the machine will move in a quick arc over the breast as it takes a series of images at various angles. It is necessary to compress the breast in order to:

You will be asked to change positions between images. The routine views are a top-to-bottom view and a side view which will be performed for both breasts. You must hold very still and may be asked to hold your breath for a few seconds while the x-ray picture is taken to reduce the possibility of a blurred image. The technologist will walk behind a barrier to activate the x-ray machine.

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Peninsula Imaging, LLC
Address:1655 Woodbrooke Drive, Suite 101, Salisbury Maryland, 21804
Phone: 410-749-1123 / Toll Free: 1-866-725-1061
Fax: 410-543-1063
Website: www.peninsulaimaging.com