Sectra launches low-radiation MicroDose mammography system
16 March 2007
Stockholm, Sweden. Sectra (STO:SECTB) has launched a new
model of its full-field digital mammography system. The Sectra MicroDose
Mammography model has a completely new design and can be equipped with a
stereotactic add-on for clinical examinations. The company claims it
provides the lowest radiation dose on the market.
Sectra MicroDose Mammography has fast throughput, customized workflow and
improved ergonomics. This ensures safe, stress-free and quick examinations
for the patients. The radiologists receive the results quicker and the
radiographers benefit from an improved ergonomic working environment.
next-generation Sectra MicroDose Mammography, combined with our system for
management and archiving of digital breast images, enables us to offer our
customers a total solution developed to fit all mammography environments,
from high-volume screening to clinical mammography,” says Jesper Söderqvist,
President of Sectra’s mammography operations.
The new system incorporates
photon-counting technology, gives higher image quality, lower dose and has
fundamental advantages in several future advanced applications. A growing
number of medical technology providers point to photon-counting as the
future in medical imaging.