Mammo CESM Phantom

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Mammo CESM Phantom

QA for Contrast Enhanced Spectral and Digital Mammography

Independently verify different beam qualities across a range of iodine concentrations and breast glandularity with tissue-mimicking materials that are an exquisite match to breast tissues.

Stay tuned for general release in early 2019.



The Contrast Enhanced Spectral Mammography (CESM) Phantom is modular, composed of two types of step blocks: a Breast with Iodine contrast block, and Adipose-Glandular density blocks.

Its modularity allows combinations of blocks to be arranged to represent the compressed breast for small to large patients.

The Breast Iodine Contrast block is 1 cm thick, composed of a breast equivalent material with 50% glandularity and divided into 11 steps with Iodine concentrations from 0 mg/ cm2 to 10 mg/cm2 along its major axis.

The Adipose-Glandular blocks are 1 cm or 2 cm thick. Each block is divided into five different glandularity steps (0%, 25%, 50%, 75%, 100%) along a direction orthogonal to the iodine steps of the Breast with Iodine block.


Cesm Graphic A

Combine the blocks of glandular/adipose together with the breast-iodine block, on a 2D projection, to obtain rectangular areas with 55 different combinations of iodine concentration and glandularity. Without the Iodine block, the phantom can be used as a breast density reference, with 1 cm increments for breasts up to 9 cm thick.

Cesm Graphic B

High Equivalency (HE) materials by Gammex are an exquisite match to Hammerstein compositions for breast materials over the entire mammographic energy spectrum.1

Specifications

The Modular CESM Phantom is backed by a 5-year warranty and includes a durable hard case.

Breast-Iodine Step Block GL/AD Step Block, 10 mm GL/AD Step Block, 20 mm
Materials: 1454 HE Breast 50/50, 1454 HE Breast 50/50 doped with 10 mg/ml Iodine (pink) 1453 HE Br. Adipose (yellow),1466 HE Glandular (purple) 1453 HE Br. Adipose (yellow),1466 HE Glandular (purple)
Quantity: 1 1 4
Length x Width: 180 x 100 mm 180 x 100 mm 180 x 100 mm
Thickness: 10 mm 10 mm 20 mm
Step Increments: 1 mm 2.5 mm 5 mm

Complete Mammo CESM Phantom

Overall Weight: 1.8 kg (4 lbs)
Carrying Case Weight: 1.4 kg (3 lbs)
Overall Stack Dimensions (L/W/H): 180 x 100 x 100 mm (7-1/8 x 4 x 4 in)

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