Technology | Ultrasound Women's Health | July 11, 2018

Hologic Announces Availability of Viera Portable Breast Ultrasound System

Handheld device delivers high-quality imaging to perform guided interventional procedures

Hologic Announces Availability of Viera Portable Breast Ultrasound System

July 11, 2018 — Hologic’s new Viera portable breast ultrasound system is now available for purchase in the United States and Europe. Delivering what the company calls exceptional image quality at the point of care, the Viera wireless ultrasound scanner provides physicians with the opportunity for earlier diagnoses and an optimized clinical workflow.

Thanks to its portability, the system offers an efficient way to perform guided interventional procedures, like biopsies, marker placements and wire localizations anywhere, anytime. According to Hologic, Viera portable breast ultrasound allows radiologists to confidently guide greater than 90 percent of interventional breast procedures.1

The handheld device delivers high-resolution images directly to a smart device, at the point of care, enabling optimization of clinical workflow and patient pathway. The system seamlessly transmits breast images to smart devices and picture archiving and communication systems (PACS) in the office, exam room or surgical suite. It allows facilities to add interventional breast ultrasound services for a fraction of the cost of larger, mid-tier cart systems. The device is U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-cleared and CE marked.

Other features of the Viera breast ultrasound system include:

  • Optimization with preset modes for breast, dense breast and interventional procedures that simplify workflow;
  • On-demand high-resolution images – 14 MHz, 192 elements, and supports B, color and Doppler modes; and
  • Ideal for quick diagnostic looks, visual confirmations, interventional procedures.

"I think of the Viera system as a ‘stethoscope for breast surgeons’ which can easily be transported from office to bedside to OR, facilitating surgical planning and tumor excision," said Barry Rosen, M.D., breast surgeon at Advanced Surgical Care of Northern Illinois.

For more information: www.hologic.com

 

Reference

[1] Based on a systematic review of 29 sequentially collected ultrasound studies by 8 MQSA qualified interpreting breast radiologists. Data on file. CSR-00101

Related Content

Siemens Healthineers has introduced a new version of its c.cam dedicated cardiac nuclear medicine system to the U.S. market. This single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) scanner with a reclining patient chair offers nuclear cardiology providers a low total cost of ownership, ease of installation, and a high level of image quality.
News | SPECT Imaging | September 30, 2020
September 30, 2020 — Siemens Healthineers h
EchoGo Pro automates cardiac ultrasound measurements for heart functions, but also empower physicians to predict the occurrence of coronary artery disease (CAD).

EchoGo Pro automates cardiac ultrasound measurements for heart functions, but also empower physicians to predict the occurrence of coronary artery disease (CAD).

News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | September 25, 2020
September 25, 2020 — Based on its recent analysis of the global...
Philips Azurion Lung Edition supports high precision diagnosis and minimally invasive therapy in one room
News | Lung Imaging | September 21, 2020
September 21, 2020 — Philips introduced...
A new report, Magnetic Resonance Imaging Equipment Market Size, Share & Industry Analysis, conducted by Fortune Business Insights, states that the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) equipment market reached $7.24 billion in 2019 and is projected to reach $11.36 billion by 2027

Image courtesy of Siemens Healthineers

Feature | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | September 21, 2020 | By Melinda Taschetta-Millane
A new report,...