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Table 1 Range and average of calculated values for breasts from 159 women

From: Automated volumetric breast density estimation out of digital breast tomosynthesis data: feasibility study of a new software version

   Mean p
BV (cm3)    
 MLO images    
  FFDM 86.1–1422.2 465.3 0.10
  DBT 91.9–1425.4 465.5  
 CC images    
  FFDM 90.6–1187.8 361.1 0.41
  DBT 63.8–1185.3 361.4  
FT (cm3)    
 MLO images    
  FFDM 11.7–187.1 68.8 <0.001
  DBT 10.8–197.3 74.8  
 CC images    
  FFDM 10.9–195.1 53.8 0.94
  DBT 7.8–224.5 53.6  
VBD (%)    
 MLO images    
  FFDM 3.4–37.5 16.7 <0.001
  DBT 4.4–37.6 18.0  
 CC images    
  FFDM 3.3–39.4 17.1 0.94
  DBT 4.1–44.7 17.1  
 Per breast    
  FFDM 3.4–37.6 16.9 <0.001
  DBT 4.5–41.1 17.6  
 Per case    
  FFDM 3.7–34.4 16.9 0.006
  DBT 4.7–34.9 17.6  
  1. BV breast volume, CC cranio-caudal, DBT digital breast tomosynthesis, FFDM full-field digital mammography, MLO medio-lateral oblique