1567 - Digital breast tomosynthesis

Page last updated: 28 March 2019

Application Detail



Description of Medical Service

Digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) produces a 3D image of the breast by using several x-rays obtained at different angles.

Description of Medical Condition

In 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 Application

New MBS item(s)

Medical Service Type


Previous Application Number

Not Applicable

Associated Documentation

Application Form

Application Form (PDF 1298 KB)
Application Form (Word 87 KB)

Consultation Survey

Consultation Survey (PDF 489 KB)
Consultation Survey (Word 68 KB)

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