Accessible Mammography Machine

Drawing showing a woman seated in a wheelchair in position to receive a mammography exam.  A technician assists the patient in positioning.
  1. Unit pivots to multiple angles and adjusts in height for seated patients.
  2. It is best to position equipment to allow both front and side approaches; for some patients a side or angled approach may be better for positioning at the camera unit and plate.
  3. Clearance is needed beneath the camera unit and plate to allow people using wheelchairs and other mobility devices to pull up to the equipment.


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