Biopsy Systems

Biopsy systems examine tissue and cells to help with the diagnosis of a disease. News and new technology innovations for biopsy systems, including breast biopsy systems can be found here.

Seno Imagio breast imaging system
News | November 11, 2014
November 11, 2014 — Seno Medical Instruments Inc. announced that the use of the Seno Imagio breast imaging system and...
Medicare Costs Analysis Indicates Need for Decreasing Use of Biopsies as Diagnosis Tool for Lung Cancer
Feature | November 03, 2014
November 3, 2014 — Biopsies were found to be the most costly tool prescribed in lung cancer diagnosis, according to...
News | October 31, 2014
October 31, 2014 — Syed F. Zaidi, M.D., president of Radiology Associates of Canton (RAC) and chief executive officer...
Technology | October 14, 2014
October 14, 2014 ­– Kubtec, a developer of digital specimen radiography systems, marks the start of Breast Cancer...
News | October 06, 2014
October 6, 2014 — A prospective clinical evaluation at St. Elizabeth Healthcare showed that Toshiba America Medical...

MRI technology was used to identify and locate a probable tumor (outlined in yellow) during a targeted prostate biopsy for a patient who had previously had multiple negative biopsies but had persistently high PSA levels. Resulting biospy confirmed presence of high-grade cancer.

News | August 14, 2014
August 14, 2014 — Oncologists at UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center are the first in San Diego to meld magnetic...

Michael McGuire, M.D., chief of urology at NorthShore University Health System in Chicago, is an early adopter of MRI fusion targeted biopsy and sits on the Clinical Advisory Board of Focal Healthcare.

News | July 17, 2014
July 17, 2014 — Focal Healthcare was founded as a spin-off company out of the Centre for Imaging Technology...
Technology | July 11, 2014
July 11, 2014 — Kubtec’s new patent pending technology TomoSpec is an integral part of Mozart 3D specimen radiography...
News | May 06, 2014
May 6, 2014 — Devicor Medical Products Inc. acquired the HydroMARK breast biopsy marker portfolio and related assets...
Analogic Corp. BK Flex Focus D&K Technologies BioJet Solution Prostate Biopsy
News | May 02, 2014
May 2, 2014 — Analogic Corp. has entered into a distribution agreement with D&K Technologies, developer of the...
Feature | May 01, 2014
May 1, 2014 — Neurosurgeons at UC San Diego Heath System have, for the first time, combined real-time magnetic...
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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
April 24, 2014 — The global biopsy devices market value will increase at a modest rate over the coming years, climbing...
Prostate Biopsy Ultrasound MRI Rush Medical Center Chicago
Feature | April 18, 2014
April 18, 2014 — Urologists at Rush University Medical Center are the first in Chicago to offer a powerful new tool for...
News | March 26, 2014
March 26, 2014 — Seno Medical Instruments Inc. presented two analyses of outcomes from a U.S. feasibility study of its...
News | February 06, 2014
February 6, 2014 — Ultrasound-guided biopsies miss prostate cancers that are detected by the slightly more expensive...
News | January 22, 2014
Seno Medical Instruments, Inc., the company pioneering opto-acoustic imaging as a tool to improve the diagnosis of...
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News | December 30, 2013
December 30, 2013 — The BioZorb 3-D surgical marker improves visualization of the treatment area for radiation planning...
clinical trial study breast biopsy system women's health mammography systems
News | November 19, 2013
November 19, 2013 — Breast biopsies can adversely affect short-term quality of life, and the effects are more...

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Feature | November 04, 2013 | Anders Granlund
Digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) was approved in the United States for use as a supplement to traditional mammography...