What is Diagnostic Mammogram and Ultrasound?

Category: Procedures

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Diagnostic mammograms are usually done when a screening mammogram reveals a lump or suspicious mass and follow-up is required and is often followed by a diagnostic ultrasound to more clearly define any abnormality identified.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Diagnostic assessment 12 4
Benign breast tumor 2 1
Breast lump(s) 2 1
Breast discharge 1 0
Evaluation/monitoring 1 1

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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 1
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 3

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Diagnostic Mammogram and Ultrasound

Side effect Patients
Hematoma on breast 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently having Diagnostic Mammogram and Ultrasound

Dosage Patients
yearly 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 3
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 3
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1 patient evaluation for Diagnostic Mammogram and Ultrasound

Dec 15, 2007 (Started Dec 15, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for abnormal lab values)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Second Opinion)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Diagnostic assessment)
  • Side effects
    Severe (hematoma on breast, lumpectomy)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: One time

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