Eur J Radiol 2021 Mar 30;139:109686. Epub 2021 Mar 30.
Department of Medical Imaging, Radboud University Medical Center, Geert Grooteplein 10, 6525 GA, Nijmegen, the Netherlands; Dutch Expert Centre for Screening (LRCB), Wijchenseweg 101, 6538 SW, Nijmegen, the Netherlands. Electronic address:
Purpose: To validate a candidate instrument, to be used by different professionals to assess image quality in digital mammography (DM), against detection performance results.
Methods: A receiver operating characteristics (ROC) study was conducted to assess the detection performance in DM images with four different image quality levels due to different quality issues. Fourteen expert breast radiologists from five countries assessed a set of 80 DM cases, containing 60 lesions (40 cancers, 20 benign findings) and 20 normal cases. Read More