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Patent Awarded to the Design of TechniScan's Unique 3-D Breast Imaging System
Date:5/13/2010

ed in the same position as during the 3-D image capture, could improve the efficiency and accuracy of biopsies and minimally invasive treatment of cancers."

The WBU system is radiation-free and produces three unique sets of images that utilize reflection ultrasound, speed of sound and attenuation of sound, resulting in an ultrasound computed tomography image.  The goal of the 360-degree, high-resolution images is to provide new diagnostic information to doctors who seek to find cancers when they are smaller and easier to treat.

Recently the proprietary algorithms that gather and process the complex set of data generated in the WBU system were also awarded a patent. The patent will protect the company's intellectual property and the revolutionary way it utilizes the entire ultrasound spectrum to form its unique images of the breast.

About TechniScan, Inc.

Based in Salt Lake City, TechniScan, Inc. is a medical device company engaged in the development and commercialization of a non-invasive imaging tool designed to provide physicians with automated ultrasound images of the human breast. TechniScan's WBU™ imaging device is limited by U.S. law to investigational use unless, and until, cleared by the FDA. For more information, please visit www.techniscanmedical.com.

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