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Table 3 Distribution of anode/filter combination per manufacturer which is “often” or “always” used by radiographers for a mammography with 50:50 glandularity and 5.5 cm compressed breast thickness ((%) = percentage)

From: Characterization of radiographers’ mammography practice in five European countries: a pilot study

Manufacturer Mo/Mo Mo/Rh Rh/Rh W/Rh W/Ag W/Al Number of users
General Electric 14 (22) 17 (26) 26 (40) 8 (12) 65
Siemens 13 (26) 15 (29) 23 (45) 51
Hologic 5 (24) 7 (33) 4 (19) 1 (5) 4 (19) 21
Fuji 0 (0) 2 (33) 0 (0) 4 (67) 6
Philips 1 (100) 1
Planmed 3 (25) 5 (42) 0 (0) 4 (33) 12