Breast imaging with digital stereo biopsy option

At King George Hospital, Goodmayes, are MIS area manager John McMahon, clinical lead in mammography Alison Griffiths with consultant radiologists Dr Wijayasundara and Dr Jayasooriya


King George Hospital, Goodmayes, Essex, has installed a Hologic Selenia full field digital mammography system with a stereo biopsy attachment to replace an aging analogue mammography system.


The hospital now offers state-of-the-art digital breast imaging with the digital stereo biopsy option.


The Hologic Selenia FFDM supplied by MIS Healthcare uses a direct conversion digital detector, which eliminates the need to convert x-rays to light. The result is an exceptionally sharp digital image and better contrast with greater consistency.  A large 24 x 29cm field of view and digital detector allows imaging in a wider range of patients without additional exposures.


See the full report on page 30 of the June 2010 issue of RAD Magazine.

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