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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

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Our mammography exams are interpreted off-site. Do we need to have a viewbox, hot light, and masking materials on-site?

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No. Facilities are required to have these items where the exams are interpreted, but are not specifically required to have them where the exams are produced. However, FDA recommends that the above items be provided to the technologists as an aid in performing their duties.

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