implant displacement views

Definition / meaning of implant displacement views

A procedure used to do a mammogram (x-ray of the breasts) in women with breast implants. The implant is pushed back against the chest wall and the breast tissue is pulled forward and around it so the tissue can be seen in the mammogram. Also called Eklund displacement views and Eklund views.

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The Web site of the National Cancer Institute (http://www.cancer.gov/)

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