Technology | June 29, 2006

System Measures, Records Breast Exams Electronically

The SureTouch Visual Mapping System for electronically documenting clinical breast exam results enhances and quantifies the operator's sense of touch during manual palpation in breast cancer screening.
To use the system, the healthcare practitioner simply palpates suspicious breast lesions with the hand-held tactile probe, which employs highly sensitive sensors clinically proven to map lesions as small as 5 mm. The portable SureTouch console creates an electronic record that provides a wealth of objective information to help recognize suspicious lesions and make informed recommendations for follow-up radiological diagnostics such as mammography and ultrasound.

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