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.

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 thought...
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...
Technology | December 07, 2011
December 7, 2011 — Integration of Ascension's magnetic sensors with Ultrasonix's SonixTablet and SonixGPS Positioning...
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Technology | November 07, 2011
November 7, 2011 — Giotto USA yesterday announced clearance by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of a 510(k)...
Technology | November 07, 2011
November 7, 2011 — iCAD Inc. will highlight a new, works-in-progress magnetic resonance image-guided (MRI) prostate...
Technology | November 01, 2011
November 1, 2011 — iCAD Inc. announced it has entered a distribution agreement with Hitachi Medical Systems. With this...

Thomas G. Frazier, M.D., FACS, senior attending surgeon and medical director, Comprehensive Breast Center at Bryn Mawr Hospital

Case Study | October 31, 2011
...said Thomas G. Frazier, M.D., Medical Director of the Comprehensive Breast Center at the Bryn Mawr Hospital. A...
 Hologic Trident breast biopsy DR system
Technology | October 20, 2011
October 20, 2011 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared Hologic’s Trident specimen radiography...
Hologic Specimen Radiography System Offers Direct Detector Technology
Technology | October 17, 2011
At RSNA 2011, Hologic will showcase its new Trident specimen radiography system, which uses proprietary direct digital...
breast biopsy guidance system
Technology | October 12, 2011
The mission of the Hologic Interventional Breast Solutions business is to provide patient-focused, physician-inspired...

A radiologist teams up with a urologist to perform biopsies using new devices that help diagnose prostate cancer.

Case Study | October 06, 2011
Radiologist John Feller, M.D., medical director of Desert Medical Imaging in Indian Wells, Calif., and local urologists...
Tomosynthesis Technology: A Key Differentiator for Dedicated Women’s Imagers
Case Study | October 06, 2011
The sign outside the Women’s Center for Radiology in Orlando, Florida, announces the arrival of 3D mammography. Susan...
Saving Precious Time in the OR

Bryn Mawr Hospital has been recognized as a top hospital by both U.S. News and World Report and Thompson Reuters.

Case Study | October 06, 2011
“The time we save is priceless,” said Thomas G. Frazier, M.D., medical director of the Comprehensive Breast Center at...
Videos | Prostate Cancer | September 16, 2011
John Feller, M.D., of Desert Medical Imaging explains how prostate MRI technology from Invivo has improved diagnosis...