Mammotome

Mammotome

A proprietary 11-gauge, vacuum-assisted, single-pass breast biopsy device.

Mammotome

(mam'o-tom)
A minimally invasive vacuum core biopsy instrument used to collect breast tissue for pathological analysis. It consists of a probe with an opening in the tip that connects to a vacuum source, a thumbwheel that controls the direction of the opening, a hollow, high-speed rotating cutter, and a tissue collection chamber. See: percutaneous breast biopsy

Mammotome

A method for removing breast biopsies using suction to draw tissue into an opening in the side of a cylinder inserted into the breast tissue. A rotating knife then cuts tissue samples from the rest of the breast; also known as a vacuum-assisted biopsy
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Mammotome biopsy, fluoroscopy, guide-wire biopsy and radio-guided occult lesion localization (ROLL) are the standard techniques applied for surgical excision of non-palpable breast lesions.
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85-90) Complete excision of CSLs by mammotome may be followed by serial imaging studies when care is taken regarding pathologic and radiologic correlation.
used Mammotome biopsies of the ducts beneath the NAC to detect occult NAC involvement in breast cancer patients before surgery.
The addition of Devicor's market leading breast biopsy products, especially Mammotome, allows us to further integrate that workflow from the source, starting with the patient and the biopsy sample," said Matthias Weber, M.
Its products include the Mammotome Breast Biopsy System, tissue markers and related products, which, to date, have enabled more than four m women to have a minimally invasive breast biopsy.
Since then, mammotome vacuum-assisted biopsy systems have evolved to obtain multiple cores in a piecemeal fashion from a constant target within the breast while the needle remains in the patient, allowing extensive biopsy specimens to reduce sampling error.
Mammotome EX vacuum-assisted biopsy system using the handheld 11 g probe, Ethicon Endo-Surgery Inc.
She has gone on to further pioneer in the field of general surgery, two new surgical technologies for Singapore, the mammotome minimally invasive breast biopsy and most recently, the Da Vinci robotic general surgery program for Singapore.
The new mammotome machine helps doctors discover if breast abnormalities are cancerous, by performing a biopsy, which can give a 98pc accurate diagnosis.
YSBYTY Gwynedd in Bangor has become the first hospital in Wales to have a Mammotome breast biopsy system thanks to fund-raising events.