Eur J Radiol 2021 Jan 2;134:109464. Epub 2020 Dec 2.
Dutch Expert Centre for Screening (LRCB), Wijchenseweg 101, 6538 SW, Nijmegen, the Netherlands; Department for Health Evidence, Radboud University Medical Center, Geert Grooteplein 10, 6525 GA, Nijmegen, the Netherlands. Electronic address:
Purpose: To develop a candidate instrument to assess image quality in digital mammography, by identifying clinically relevant features in images that are affected by lower image quality.
Methods: Interviews with fifteen expert breast radiologists from five countries were conducted and analysed by using adapted directed content analysis. During these interviews, 45 mammographic cases, containing 44 lesions (30 cancers, 14 benign findings), and 5 normal cases, were shown with varying image quality. Read More