News | December 23, 2010

Dilon - BSGI with the Dilon 6800 Gamma Camera

Dilon Diagnostics provides a complete system for breast-specific gamma imaging (BSGI) and biopsy guidance. The Dilon 6800 gamma camera supports the diagnostic procedure of molecular breast imaging, known as BSGI or MBI, with high-resolution digital imaging optimized for early breast cancer detection.

BSGI/MBI with the Dilon 6800 captures vital tumor information by viewing the metabolism of lesions in the breast via radiopharmaceutical uptake. It can detect early stage cancers, see lesions independent of tissue density and is capable of providing the same views as mammography; thereby providing physiological data in images that directly correlate to the mammogram.

BSGI with the Dilon 6800 is an ideal complement to mammography and is indicated for:
• Challenging diagnostic workups;
• provides very high sensitivity for detecting DCIS, lobular carcinoma and small non-palpable lesions;
• high-risk patients, particularly with dense breast tissue;
• determining the extent of disease, and
• pre-surgical planning.

GammaL?c — Localization for Gamma-Guided Biopsy
Dilon Diagnostics offers BSGI/MBI systems and is the only company with an FDA-cleared biopsy solution for gamma-guided localization. GammaL?c is an accessory to the Dilon 6800 that helps physicians accurately locate lesions to perform biopsies of suspicious regions found with BSGI.

Clinical Data
One of several recent studies presented at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) 96th Annual Meeting on BSGI reported it to be a valuable tool for detecting breast cancer, particularly for women who are at increased risk for the disease or have dense breast tissue. Barbara H. Ward, M.D., and associates of Weinstein Imaging in Pittsburgh noted in the study that BSGI displayed a higher sensitivity for detecting cancerous lesions than mammography or ultrasound.

SNM Guidelines for Breast Scintigraphy with Breast-Specific Gamma Cameras
The Society of Nuclear Medicine has issued guidelines for practitioners in selecting patients, performing, interpreting and reporting for 99mTc-sestamibi breast-specific gamma imaging.

Online continuing medical education credits for BSGI are available through WebMedEd via access code BSGI1001C at The course provides for two AMA/PRA Category 1 CME credits.

For more information:

Related Content

Houston Methodist Hospital Enters Multi-Year Technology and Research Agreement With Siemens Healthineers
News | Imaging | August 17, 2017
Houston Methodist Hospital and Siemens Healthineers have entered into a multi-year agreement to bring cutting-edge...
Patient Complexity, Subspecialization Impact List Prices for Radiologists' Services
News | Business | August 15, 2017
A new study by the Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute finds that patient condition complexity and...
Upcoming radiology conferences, meetings and events.
News | August 14, 2017
ITN maintains a comprehensive listing of radiology specialty meetings on its website at ...
ACR Establishes Education Committee for Patient- and Family-Centered Care
News | Patient Engagement | August 09, 2017
Members of the new Education Committee of the American College of Radiology (ACR) Commission on Patient- and Family-...
ACR Annual Conference on Quality and Safety Offers Strategies for Radiology Practices
News | Business | August 08, 2017
The American College of Radiology (ACR) Annual Conference on Quality and Safety, scheduled for Oct. 13-14 in Boston,...
Clinical Data Supports Use of Xoft System for Endometrial Cancer
News | Brachytherapy Systems | August 03, 2017
Researchers presented clinical data supporting use of the Xoft Axxent Electronic Brachytherapy (eBx) System for the...
The ASPIRE Cristalle FFDM system with DBT combines Fujifilm’s state-of-the-art hexagonal close pattern (HCP) detector design, advanced image processing and image acquisition workflow
News | Women's Health | August 01, 2017
Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. announced that The Mammography Center of Monterey, an ACR-accredited breast...
Sponsored Content | Videos | Breast Imaging | July 28, 2017
Nancy Cappello, Ph.D., executive director and founder of Are You Dense Inc. and Are You Dense Advocacy, explains how
Sponsored Content | Videos | Business | July 28, 2017
Angelic McDonald, MSRS, CRA, FAHRA, regional director of imaging, Baylor Scott & White Health and the president-e
Overlay Init