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Hologic to Showcase Game-Changing Breast Tomosynthesis Technology and Other Product Innovations at the European Congress of Radiology in Vienna
Date:2/25/2013

osynthesis system will be featured prominently at the Congress, along with the most recent innovation for the 3D technology platform – a tomosynthesis biopsy option for the Affirm breast biopsy guidance system. Hologic's tomosynthesis systems have been installed in over 50 countries since receiving CE marking in 2008 and in 48 states in the U.S. since receiving Food and Drug Administration approval in 2011. 

Hologic's new tomosynthesis biopsy option for the Affirm system is a revolutionary advance in 3D imaging, designed to allow radiologists to use the Company's tomosynthesis technology to accurately locate regions of interest for biopsy, even areas visible only on tomosynthesis images. Fewer exposures are required to complete a biopsy using tomosynthesis, compared to a stereotactic biopsy, resulting in an overall reduction in radiation dose.

Synthesized 2D images created using the latest version of Hologic's C-View software will also be on display at the Congress. C-View images are designed to provide workflow efficiencies and offer a lower dose alternative for patients. 

Other New Innovations

In addition to innovations in tomosynthesis and an extensive suite of established, world-class imaging solutions, Hologic will display two new products at ECR this year:

Shown for the first time in Europe is Hologic's Selenia Dimensions Avia Package. The Dimensions Avia Package offers an efficient option for customers seeking a 2D screening only or 2D screening and diagnostic solution. Customers can start with the cost-effective Avia Package today and upgrade in the future to applications including interventional and tomosynthesis capabilities.

Hologic's Fluoroscan InSight-FD Mini C-arm with flat panel detector technology, shown as work-in-progress last year, is designed specifically for orthopedic and extremity surgeons and offers a thin profile and improved workspace access wit
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