Description of Medical ServiceDigital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) produces a 3D image of the breast by using several x-rays obtained at different angles.
Description of Medical ConditionIn the diagnostic/symptomatic setting, DBT is used to investigate breast conditions such as inflammation/infection, benign/malignant neoplasms amd trauma. In the screening asymptomatic setting, it is used to detect unsuspected cancer.
Reason for ApplicationNew MBS item(s)
Medical Service TypeInvestigative
Previous Application NumberNot Applicable
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