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Equipment: Stereotactic Breast Biopsy (Revised 12-12-19)

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The ACR accredits only the following types of equipment:

  • Specially designed, dedicated stereotactic breast biopsy units

  • Mammographic units using a specially designed add-on device for breast biopsy

  • Mammographic units exclusively using lateral arm devices, but only if the lateral arm device is the only option for biopsy and the needle can be seen in relation to the target calcification in two views

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