Breast screening: IMS Giotto Class DBT system

This report describes the evaluation of the technical performance of the IMS Giotto Class digital breast tomosynthesis system.


NHS Breast Screening Programme Equipment Report: technical evaluation of IMS Giotto Class digital breast tomosynthesis system

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The report is one of a series of technical reports evaluating commercially available mammography systems on behalf of the NHS Breast Screening Programme (NHSBSP).

The report will be useful for colleagues within the service wishing to review and compare equipment specifications for consideration for use within the breast screening programme to best meet their needs.

It includes information about:

  • radiation dose
  • contrast detail detection
  • contrast-to-noise ratio (CNR)
  • reconstruction artefacts
  • z-resolution
  • detector response
  • local dense area response
Published 12 November 2018