Mammography diagnosis performance under evaluation

This original article aims to evaluate, based on the BIRADS 5th edition recommendations, the quality assurance of mammography results at an institution in southern Brazil.



Main messages:

  • Accurate quality performance rates are possible despite financial and governmental limitations.
  • Low-income institutions should develop standardised teamwork to improve radiological practice.
  • Regular mammography audits may help to increase the quality of public health systems.

Article:  Breast cancer mammographic diagnosis performance in a public health institution: a retrospective cohort study

Authors: Juliana M.R.B. Mello, Fernando P. Bittelbrunn, Marcio A.B.C. Rockenbach et al