News | December 13, 2010

New Breast Ultrasound Partnership Agreement

New Breast Ultrasound Partnership Agreement

December 13, 2010 — An exclusive partnership agreement has been established between Hologic Inc. and SuperSonic Imagine S.A. Under the terms of the agreement, Hologic will sell, install and service SuperSonic Imagine’s Aixplorer ultrasound technology platform to the breast care community in the United States.

The Aixplorer MultiWave ultrasound system features a patented, software-based architecture that incorporates the latest signal processing technology designed to enable excellent B-mode image quality and support a new imaging tool, ShearWave Elastography. ShearWave Elastography is designed to provide a real-time, color-coded map that displays true local tissue elasticity. This technique is user-skill independent and reproducible.

For more information: www.hologic.com

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