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.

Hologic - Breast Ultrasound, MRI and Tomosynthesis are Highlights
News | December 14, 2010

Tools to spot, diagnose and treat cancer in women were among the products highlighted by Hologic Inc....

Specimen Radiography System for Biopsy Inspection
News | November 15, 2010

November 15, 2010 — For ease of operation and image detail in specimen radiography, the Xpert 40 is a self-...

Breast Biopsy System Offers Compact Solution
News | November 15, 2010

November 15, 2010 — Where space is at a premium, the digital XPERT 20 breast biopsy system is a good option...

News | November 11, 2010

November 10, 2010 – Tools to spot, diagnose and treat cancer or detect osteoporosis in women will be the...

Multiplanar T2-weighted images and ADC map.

Feature | November 04, 2010

Prostate disease is primarily evaluated by using digital rectal examination (DRE) in combination with other...

TRIM Biopsy

Case Study | November 04, 2010

Radiology and Urology team up for successful results.  Radiologist John Feller, M.D., medical director of Desert...

Beekley Bella
News | August 30, 2010

August 30, 2010 — Limited edition Bella Blankets protective coverlets for mammography feature a new ivy...

Feature | August 27, 2010 | Dave Fornell

 

Editor's Note: This article is an introduction to the...

Technology | August 13, 2010

August 13, 2010 - A needle guidance system was introduced for use with ultrasound platforms. SonoSite’s...

Technology | August 11, 2010

August 12, 2010 - A needle guidance system for transducers has been released to reduce the risk of cross-...

News | August 06, 2010

August 6, 2010 - This week, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) issued a $228,458 grant to improve the...

Devicor Acquires EES Breast Care Business
News | July 14, 2010

July 14, 2010 – Devicor Medical Products Inc. announced this week the company completed the acquisition of...

Hologic Agrees to Acquire Sentinelle Medical
News | July 07, 2010

July 7, 2010 – Diagnostic and medical imaging supplier Hologic Inc. announced yesterday that it has agreed...

 senorx balloon
News | July 06, 2010

July 6, 2010 – C. R. Bard Inc. announced today that it has completed its acquisition of SenoRx Inc., a...

Use of Imaging-Guided Biopsies on the Rise
News | June 30, 2010

June 30, 2010 – Advanced imaging technologies have helped shift biopsy techniques away from more invasive...

Breast MRI Advances to 3.0T
Feature | June 28, 2010

Editor's Note: This article is an introduction to the breast MRI comparison chart that ran in the July/August 2010...

CIVCO Introduces Redesigned Disposable Needle Guide
Technology | June 24, 2010

June 24, 2010 – A redesigned needle guide is now available for GE Healthcare ultrasound transducers. CIVCO...

Siemens BP9-4 transducer

Technology | June 23, 2010

June 23, 2010 – A new disposable needle guide is now available for the Siemens BP9-4 bi-plane transducer...

 Noninvasive Technique May Reduce Number of Breast Biopsies

Functional diffuse optimal tomography of the brain

News | June 22, 2010

June 22, 2010 – By combining two relatively inexpensive technologies based on sound and light waves,...

New Breastlight Data Confirms Accuracy in Detecting Malignant Tumors

Photography of Breastlight taken at Sunderland trial. Shadow on left breast represents increased blood supply (angiogenesis) associated with tumor growth. Confirmed by biopsy as malignant tumor of 2.2 cm. Right breast with no shadow confirmed as negative.

News | June 17, 2010

June 17, 2010 – Breastlight successfully detects malignant tumors and picks up lesions as small as 7 mm,...