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Brevera breast biopsy system

Are you looking for a way to improve biopsy productivity? Increase your confidence in tissue acquisition? Provide more compassionate patient care?

The Hologic Brevera® breast biopsy system with CorLumina® imaging technology delivers. It’s the world’s first and only solution to combine vacuum-assisted tissue acquisition, real-time imaging, verification and advanced post-biopsy handling – all in one, integrated system.

There’s no moving to another room for imaging. No waiting for sample verification. No interrupting your screening schedule. Instead, you have the detailed, real-time information at the point of care.


At Hologic, we are dedicated to developing breakthrough technology to serve the needs of our customers and their patients. 

The Brevera system streamlines the entire breast biopsy process from start to finish – with real-time imaging for instant verification and automated post-biopsy specimen handling. Potential to save an average of 10 minutes per patient1 to transform the patient experience and boost productivity.

A reusable device driver and disposable needles provide new functionality, simplify storage, and improve waste management.2 And remote system operation puts control where it belongs – in the hands of the physician.

The Brevera system will change the way you think about performing breast biopsies

  • Increase accuracy - Real-time imaging delivers a wealth of information to the point of care – so informed clinical decisions can be made with confidence.
  • Enhance workflow - An intuitive user interface, real-time imaging, and automated specimen collection and separation work together to potentially reduce procedure times by up to 25% or more.1
  • Improve the patient experience - Fast, accurate, streamlined procedures mean less time under compression and can result in a more positive experience for you and your patients.
  • Reusable device driver and disposable biopsy needle
  • A new, variable aperture design
  • Integrated pain management
  • Advanced, touch-free tissue handling during and post biopsy
  • Physician-inspired user interface
  • Remote system control
  • Interactive setup and system-aided troubleshooting
  • PACS integration 
  • Wireless connectivity 

Capabilities & Advantages

  • One needle for 20mm or 12mm aperture procedures. Simplifies ordering and inventory management
  • Little to no manual handling of tissue, reducing risk of human error, and maintaining sample integrity
  • Streamlined workflow to save procedure time and can result in a more positive patient experience

Workflow and Facility Improvements

  • Fast Procedures: More confidence in sample verification allows for fast biopsy procedures, which frees up resources.
  • Optimized Technologist Workflow: Little to no manual handling post biopsy helps maintain sample integrity from patient to pathology, improving technologists' workflow and freeing time for other procedures.
  • Less Steps: Advanced tissue handling automatically separates samples for pathology.
  • Improved Sample Identification: Separates and identifies samples with a 12-chamber tissue filter to provide guidance for pathology.
  • Patient Satisfaction: Fast procedures mean less time under compression for the patient, which can result in a more positive biopsy experience.

Download the Brevera system data sheet


12015 Kadence International survey of 200 healthcare professionals.

2Compared to Eviva® device. Hologic Data on file.