NEC Display Solutions_MD211G5NEC Display Solutions of America has announced that its MultiSync MD211G5 medical-grade monitor has received FDA clearance for use in tomosynthesis applications and full-field digital mammography. The five-megapixel, 21-inch grayscale monitor—which has has been cleared for standard mammography—offers Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM) calibration and uniformity control for consistent imaging across the entire screen.

Its in-plane switching panel features a 1200:1 contrast ratio and 500 cd/m2 of calibrated brightness. The MD211G5 display also comes with GammaCompMD quality control software for managing conformance to the American Association of Physicists in Medicine TG-18 standard.

Digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT), which combines tomography with digital radiography, renders breast images in 3D and accounts for more than one half of the breast-imaging market, according to a report by iData Research. A separate study by the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine found that initial DBT screening led to fewer patients being called back for unneeded imaging procedures.

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