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.

Feature | August 27, 2010 | Dave Fornell
  Editor's Note: This article is an introduction to the breast biopsy systems comparison chart that ran in the...
Technology | August 13, 2010
August 13, 2010 - A needle guidance system was introduced for use with ultrasound platforms. SonoSite’s HFL50x...
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 clinical...
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 Ethicon...
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 to acquire...
 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 manufacturer...
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 approaches...
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 Medical...

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. The...
 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, researchers hope...
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, according to...
News | March 16, 2010
March 16, 2010 - SenoRx Inc. released a statement yesterday announcing with great sadness of its chairman and chief...
Technology | March 01, 2010
March 1, 2010 — A breakthrough needle guidance system that expands real-time image-guided navigation into a new...

Infiniti by Civco

Technology | February 18, 2010
February 19, 2010 - Needle guidance systems are used in imaging applications to shorten procedure time and increase...
Breast Imaging Manufacturer Acquires Cryosurgery Provider

Cryoablation

News | February 09, 2010
February 9, 2010 - Breast imaging is on a growth track, providing an additional application for MRI and prompting the...
Technology | January 26, 2010
January 26, 2010 - The need for disposable core needle biopsy device that features both manual and automatic firing...
ACR Selects Top Women's Diagnostic Imaging Centers
News | January 14, 2010
January 14, 2010 - The leading Women's diagnostic centers today provide mammography, stereotactic breast biopsy,...

The Milgard Center has six Hologic Selenia digital mammography systems.

Case Study | January 04, 2010
The Carol Milgard Breast Center in Tacoma, Wash., was conceived from the ground up to provide women with the fastest...