Back to top

Patient satisfaction is more important than ever—but is quality at stake?

March 5, 2018
Average: 5 (1 vote)
OP-ED

Summary/Abstract

The introduction of curved mammography paddles to the medical market in 2017 was explosive—the new paddles, designed to ease women’s breast pain during the exam, were soon the subject of CNBC interviews and Shape magazine articles. Manufacturers have claimed the curved paddles “deliver a more comfortable mammogram without compromising image quality, workflow or dose,” but a pair of Colorado-based clinicians are questioning that.