Breast Biopsy Systems

  • Cianna Medical Inc. received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for the SAVI Scout surgical guidance system. The technology uses real-time audible and visual indicators to give surgeons a precise way to target tissue during lumpectomy and excisional biopsy procedures.
  • Hologic Inc. recently expanded its array of interventional and imaging solutions for breast health with the launch of the world's first 3-D breast biopsy option. This technology was developed for the company's Affirm upright breast biopsy guidance system, which is used in conjunction with the...
  • When breast imaging studies cast suspicion that there may be cancer present, a common course of action is to obtain a tissue sample in order to make an accurate assessment. Today, while there are several minimally invasive biopsy techniques available, a more invasive surgical procedure is being...
  • Biopsies were once the domain of surgeons, but with the introduction of image-guided needle biopsies in 1992, radiologists have increasingly taken over that diagnostic role.
  • Over the last couple of years, there have been many developments in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) for breast cancer, which is used for diagnosis, staging, pretreatment and preoperative planning.

Breast surgeon Michael Cross, M.D., has done clinical research on the DotMed BioZorb surgical marker. (Photo courtesy of DotMed)

Feature | Women's Health | November 11, 2015
Breast cancer research conducted by two Fayetteville, Ark., medical groups highlights their success in pioneering use
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I-View contrast enhanced 2-D mammography image courtesy of Hologic

Technology | Breast Imaging | October 02, 2015
October 2, 2015 — At the Radiological Society of North America’s (RSNA) 2015 annual meeting, Hologic will emphasize i
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News | Breast Imaging | October 01, 2015
October 1, 2015 — The recent KLAS Research women’s imaging report, Women's Imaging 2015.
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Technology | December 16, 2014
Cianna Medical Inc. received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for the SAVI Scout surgical guidance...
News | November 12, 2014
GTCR, a private equity firm, announced Devicor Medical Products has signed an agreement to be acquired by Danaher Corp...
News | November 11, 2014
Seno Medical Instruments Inc. announced that the use of the Seno Imagio breast imaging system and the associated...
Technology | October 14, 2014
Kubtec, a developer of digital specimen ...
Technology | July 11, 2014
Kubtec’s new patent pending technology TomoSpec is an integral part of Mozart 3D specimen radiography system. Digital...
News | May 06, 2014
Devicor Medical Products Inc. acquired  HydroMARK breast biopsy marker portfolio and related assets from Biopsy...
Technology | April 30, 2014
April 30, 2014 — Kubtec announced it released the new Xpert 20 and Xpert 40 imaging systems. Redesigned with a sleeker...
News | April 24, 2014
The global biopsy devices market value will increase at a modest rate over the coming years, climbing from $506.4...
News | March 26, 2014
Seno Medical Instruments Inc. presented two analyses of outcomes from a U.S. Feasibility Study of its investigational...
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News | December 30, 2013
The BioZorb 3-D surgical marker improves visualization of the treatment area for ...

Image courtesy of Hologic

Feature | November 04, 2013 | Anders Granlund
Digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) was approved in the United States for use as a supplement to traditional mammography...
Technology | July 17, 2013
Hologic Inc. recently expanded its array of interventional and imaging solutions for breast health with the launch of...
Breast MRI

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Feature | March 19, 2013 | By Williette Nyanue
Increasing research on women with dense breasts is having a positive effect on imaging modalities. It is estimated that...
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Feature | February 22, 2013
According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), the growing demographic at risk for breast cancer and increasing...
News | January 16, 2013
Molecular breast imaging company Gamma Medica, Inc. is expanding the capabilities of its LumaGEM Molecular Breast...
Technology | January 07, 2013
CIVCO Medical Solutions now offers sterile interventional patient drapes, providing another layer of infection control...
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