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Improving detection of Breast Cancer with compression at optimal pressure
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Personalized breast compression, reduction of extreme pain. 
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Reproducible mammogram while avoiding
extreme pressures.
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Clear visual guideline for
every breast compression.
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Highly reproducible breast compression, year after year.
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Patented technology that optimizes breast compression
to what is strictly necessary.

We are inspired to improve mammography

 

Worldwide, circa 150 million mammographic examinations are performed every year. To get the best image quality with the least amount of radiation, the breast needs to be compressed.


We developed a patented technology for a highly reproducible procedure with less extreme pain. An optimized breast examination contributes to the early detection of cancer which ultimately can saves lives.

Latest news, publications and more related articles

News

2020 - ECR - Online presentation
During the online-only ECR 2020 the following research abstract will be presented: K.J. Schilling, M. van Lier, S. Muller, "Impact of a pressure-based flexible paddle in digital breast tomosynthesis on the participant and technologist." ECR 2020...
2020 - Mammographic compression practices of force- and pressure-standardisation protocol: A scoping review
In this review, the current standing of mammographic compression practices available in the existing literature was assessed. They concluded: "As a suggested mammographic guideline, compression pressures of approximately 10kPa aid in...

Publications in peer-reviewed journals

2020 - Pressure-based compression guidance of the breast in digital breast tomosynthesis using flexible paddles compared to conventional compression
This study showed that the use of the pressure-based flexible paddle in DBT, with or without patient-assisted compression, improved participant and technologist experience and reduced compression pressure variability, mean breast thickness, and glandular dose.  
2020 - Mammographic compression practices of force- and pressure-standardisation protocol: A scoping review
In this review, the current standing of mammographic compression practices available in the existing literature was assessed. They concluded: "As a suggested mammographic guideline, compression pressures of approximately 10kPa aid in image acquisition reproducibility both within and between women; pain levels decrease, with minimal variations to breast thickness, AGD and image quality."