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Are ultrasound, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and nuclear medicine studies of the breast considered mammographic modalities?

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No. A mammographic modality means a technology for radiography of the breast. All of the above refer to non-radiographic procedures and are not regulated under MQSA.

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