Acad Radiol 1999 Aug;6(8):464-70
Department of Radiology, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill 27599-7510, USA.
Rationale And Objectives: Any given mammographic film will exhibit changes in sensitometric response and image resolution as processing variables are altered. Developer type, immersion time, and temperature have been shown to affect the contrast of the mammographic image and thus lesion visibility. The authors evaluated the effect of altering processing variables, including film type, developer type, and immersion time, on the visibility of masses, fibrils, and speaks in a standard mammographic phantom. Read More