Table 4.1—Factors affecting image quality in mammography.

density atomic number x-ray spectrum target material (molybdenum, rhodium, tungsten) kilovolt potential filter material (molybdenum, rhodium, and so forth) and thickness

Scattered radiation beam collimation compression air gap grid

Factors Affecting Screen-Film Mammography

Radiographic Contrast

Subject contrast absorption differences thickness

Factors Affecting Both Screen-Film and Digital Mammography

Factors Affecting Digital Mammography

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