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.

States increasingly are mandating that physicians inform patients with dense breasts that mammography may miss some signs of cancer. This trend provides radiologists with a chance to take a more direct role in patient care.

Blog | December 19, 2012

Five states now mandate physicians to inform women with dense breasts that mammography may be of limited value to...

Mammotome Revolve Breast biopsy systems/accessories
Technology | December 11, 2012

December 11, 2012 — Devicor Medical Products Inc. (Devicor) announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (...

Technology | November 25, 2012

November 25, 2012 — Civco Medical Solutions is debuting its omniTRAX active patient tracker, the next wave in...

QSUM Introduces New Mammo Gel Ice Packs, Semi-Custom Trays
Technology | October 19, 2012

October 19, 2012 — QSUM LLC announced the introduction of its new customized gel ice pack and the new Mammo Ribbon...

Breast Clips Are 90 Percent Water
Technology | October 15, 2012

When women undergo multiple breast biopsies, it is imperative that multiple breast clips be available in order to...

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Case Study | September 05, 2012

Twenty-seven radiologists at Washington Radiology Associates (WRA), a large private imaging practice in the...

News | June 07, 2012

June 7, 2012 — MRI Interventions Inc. announced that the first...

Technology | June 01, 2012

June 1, 2012 — Civco Medical Solutions introduces Infiniti in-plane needle guidance for Zonare L10-5...

Products From a Single Vendor Pave the Way to Efficient, Effective Patient Care

Dr. Leung, pictured, says having an efficient system is key to minimizing patient wait times and handling a large volume of patients.

Case Study | May 03, 2012

When your practice sees an average of 150 women a day, efficiency is key to ensuring that each patient receives the...

Technology | April 26, 2012

April 26, 2012 — Devicor Medical Products Inc. announced the commercial launch of the Mammotome elite ...

Technology | April 24, 2012

April 24, 2012 —ActiViews Inc. announced it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance to...

 Evergreen - Carlson on Left Debbie Kendall on right

 Evergreen - Carlson on Left Debbie Kendall on right

Case Study | April 03, 2012

In July 2011, Evergreen Hospital Medical Center’s Breast Health Center was the first comprehensive breast center in...

Devicor Enters Mammotome Distribution Agreement With Carbon Medical
News | March 15, 2012

March 15, 2012 — Devicor Medical Products Inc. announced that it signed a distribution agreement with Carbon Medical...

Dual-Function Mammography, Prone Stereotactic Biopsy System Cleared by FDA
Technology | March 15, 2012

March 13, 2012 – Fischer Medical Technologies LLC (Fisher Medical), announces from the National Interdisciplinary...

 Breast Biopsy needles
News | February 06, 2012

February 6, 2012 — Contrary to earlier findings, surgical breast biopsies may not be as overused as previously...

How a Small Clinic Led the West Coast in Adopting Breast Tomosynthesis
Case Study | February 01, 2012 | Case Study Supplied by Hologic Inc.

You can drive the 90 minutes to the small town of Poulsbo on the Kitsap Peninsula in Washington State. Or better yet...

Breast Tissue Bank Gets a Super Bowl Boost
News | January 23, 2012

On five Saturdays each year, 100 women make their way to the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Tissue Bank at the Indiana...

Dr. James Craft

Dr. James Craft of the GHSU Breast Health Center says the additional clarity the 3D images provide enables them to be more confident about their diagnoses.

Case Study | December 15, 2011

Kellie Bedenbaugh, a registered breast imaging technologist at the Breast Health Center at Georgia Health Sciences...

An MRI-guided prostate biopsy showed the presence of cancer for this patient a previous TRUS biopsy was negative.

Case Study | December 15, 2011

At 59, George LaVie (not his real name) faced an uncertain future. Based on rising PSA levels (prostate-specific...

News | December 12, 2011

December 12, 2011 — An independent panel convened this week by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has concluded...