Innovations in Upright Breast Biopsy
Ushering in a new level in performance, comfort and efficiency
The Affirm™ breast biopsy guidance system represents a new era in upright breast biopsy with its ability to perform either stereotactic or tomosynthesis* breast biopsy procedures. Designed to work seamlessly with any Selenia® Dimensions® digital mammography system, the Affirm system delivers streamlined workflow, accurate targeting, and exceptional images.
The Affirm system's user controls are fully integrated in the Selenia Dimensions acquisition workstation, ensuring a quick and easy transition to interventional mode. Workflow is further enhanced by the system's intuitive Cartesian targeting, automated x-ray tube movements and a sophisticated, easy-to-use operator interface. The Selenia Dimensions system's 70 cm SID, the longest in the industry, combined with the Affirm system's 18 cm x 24 cm biopsy field of view and clear
compression paddles provides an added level of ease and comfort for patient positioning. In addition, the Affirm systems novel, 10° angled biopsy approach provides an unobstructed view of lesions during interventional procedures.
One System. Multiple Capabilities
In addition to stereotactic breast biopsy procedures, the revolutionary tomosynthesis breast biopsy option* is now available. The Affirm tomosynthesis biopsy option allows radiologists to locate and accurately target regions of interest for biopsy using tomosynthesis. The Affirm tomosynthesis biopsy procedure offers a number of advantages over stereotactic procedures including:
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*Optional software license and Selenia® Dimensions® tomosynthesis system is required.