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See the unseen, wherever you are with the first wireless, handheld breast ultrasound scanner with exceptional imaging

Delivering exceptional image quality at the point of care, the Viera wireless ultrasound scanner provides physicians with the opportunity for earlier diagnoses and an optimized clinical workflow – all at a fraction of the cost of larger, mid-tier cart systems.
“Viera has immensely improved my workflow. I find the image quality is equivalent to the larger, more cumbersome ultrasound I had before. Now, I can quickly move from patient to patient rather than waiting to use just one ultrasound room.” – Kelly Dempsey, MD, Southwest Surgical Associates
Thanks to its portability, the system offers an efficient way to perform guided interventional procedures, like biopsies, marker placements, and wire localizations anywhere, anytime. In fact, Viera portable breast ultrasound allows radiologists to confidently guide greater than 90% of interventional breast procedures.i

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Product Spotlight

Breast cancer screening with enhanced image clarity, lower dose and improved comfort


You already know Hologic’s 3Dimensions mammography system is the fastest, highest resolution breast tomosynthesis system capable of delivering a more comfortable mammogram. What you might not know is that the features that define the 3Dimensions system are available as standalone upgrades for facilities with Hologic’s Selenia® Dimensions® mammography systems.iii, iv

    Clarity HD High-Resolution 3D Imaging Software

Delivers the highest resolution 3D imagesiii


Create high-resolution 3D images* with any breast size reconstructed at 70-micron pixel size


Generates images with 2X the tomosynthesis resolution of the standard 3D Mammography exam

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    Intelligent 2D Imaging Technology

Comprehensive, natural-looking synthesized 2D images provide a low-dose option for patients


Generate finely detailed 2D images from the Genius exam data to enhance image review for greater diagnostic confidence


Expedite 3D exam read times with Intelligent 2D imaging technology's built-in mapping capability

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    SmartCurve Breast Stabilization System

Shown to improve comfort in 93% of patients who reported moderate to severe discomfort with standard compression technologyiv


Curved, unique design mirrors the shape of a woman’s breast to reduce pinching and apply uniform compression over the entire breast


Processing software is designed to take the geometry of the curved surface into account, so images have the same appearance as those taken using standard compressioniv


Hear what patients have to say about their experience with the SmartCurve system

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Top Industry Headlines and Research

Missouri Passes Breast Tomosynthesis Coverage Bill


Before resigning, former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens signed HB 1252 into law, requiring the state’s insurers to provide benefits and coverage for both 2D mammography and breast tomosynthesis beginning January 1, 2019.


Annual Mammograms Beginning at 40 Offer Best Odds of Surviving Breast Cancer


A study published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology found women who prioritize annual mammograms starting at the age of 40 have the greatest chance of catching, treating and surviving breast cancer. Study authors also noted that women who took the annual screening route saw a 37.3% reduced overall mortality rate compared to a biennial screening program.

Hologic Education Programs & Events

The Hologic-supported CME accredited seminars listed here are conducted by leading experts using the specific technology, as noted, in a screening and diagnostic practice. Locations/dates are subject to change. The seminars range from workshops to full, eight-hour training sessions. For more information and to register, please access the links below.



Live Courses


23rd Annual Mammography in Santa Fe: Music, Mammograms, and Mountains
August 5-10
Santa Fe, NM


Breast Imaging Boot Camp with Tomosynthesis
September 14-16
Reston, VA


Breast MR with Guided Biopsy
September 18-19
Reston, VA


22nd Annual Duluth Breast Imaging Conference
Sep 28-29, 2018
Duluth, MN



Additional Medical Education Opportunities

Breast Screening

New Innovations in Breast Imaging
1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit / 1.0 ARRT Category A Credit
Presenter: Linda N. Greer, MD


3D Imaging with Synthesized 2D Images: Making the Transition from C-View to Intelligent 2D Imaging
Presenter: Andrew Smith, MD


Talking Sense About Breast Density: A Conversation with a Radiologist & a Gynecologist
1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit / 1.0 ARRT Category A Credit
Presenters: DaCarla M. Albright, MD; Emily F. Conant, MD; and Moderator, Nancy M. Cappello, MD


Digital Breast Tomosynthesis Video Series
1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit Each
Presenters: Elizabeth A. Rafferty, MD, and Sarah M. Friedewald, MD
- Breast Tomosynthesis: Current State of the Art
- Literature Review: Digital Breast Tomosynthesis
- Breast Tomosynthesis: Approach to the Diagnostic Evaluation
- Implementation and Clinical Application of Digital Breast Tomosynthesis
- Current Screening Guidelines – Can Tomosynthesis Shift the Equation?


Contrast-enhanced Mammography in Clinical Practice
1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit / 1.0 ARRT Category A Credit
Presenter: Daniela Bernardi, MD


Contrast-enhanced Mammography: Early Experience
1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit / 1.0 ARRT Category A Credit
Presenter: Bhavika K. Patel, MD


Synthesized 2D Mammography + Breast Tomosynthesis
1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit / 1.0 ARRT Category A Credit
Presenter: Emily F. Conant, MD


Low Dose 3D Mammography Imaging with C-View Software Training
Non-CME, hands-on, case-based training for radiologists
Presenters: Linda R.N. Greer, MD, and Andrew Smith, PhD


Advancements in 3D Mammography Technology for Technologists
1.0 ARRT Category A Credit
Presenter: Marcy Adcox, RT R M


Introduction to Breast Tomosynthesis for Technologists
1.0 ARRT Category A Credit
Presenter: Marcy Adcox, RT R M


I-View Software for Contrast-enhanced 2D Imaging
1.0 ARRT Category A Credit
Presenter: Marcy Adcox, RT R M


Localization Using Tomosynthesis: Tips for Accurately Localizing Lesions
Presenter: Linda Greer, MD


Breast Interventional


Affirm® Prone Biopsy System Education Experience
Presenter: Terri Gizienski, MD
- Module 1: Microcalcifications
- Module 2: Architectural Distortions
- Module 3: Tomo Only Findings
- Module 4: Challenging Cases


Clinical Use of 3D Image-guided Prone & Upright Breast Biopsy
1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit / 1.0 ARRT Category A Credit
Presenter: Alejandro Tejerina, MD


3D Image-guided Prone Breast Biopsy: Initial Clinical Experience
1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit / 1.0 ARRT Category A Credit
Presenter: Debbie Lee Bennett, MD




DXA University
DXA University has been designed to provide education, background and resources with different levels and content durations. The modules are presented by Dr. Jacob Wilson and are non-CME.


-Module 1: DXA University:


Overview why DXA is so important for today’s clinicians and athletes.

-Module 2: DXA-101:


Introduction to the device specially designed to provide accurate assessments of an athlete’s complete body composition.

-Module 3: DXA-201:


Pros and cons of different body composition methods available today to help make an educated decision around which method for assessment is right for you, your practice, your personal aspirations and human performance goals.

-Module 4: DXA-301:


Review DXA reporting to understand the different components of the report and benefits.


Expanding Role of DXA in Patient Health and Human Performance
1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit / 1.0 ARRT Category A Credit
Presenter: John Shepherd, MD


Visceral Fat: The Invisible Health Risk
1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit / 1.0 ARRT Category A Credit
Presenter: Vyvyane Loh, MD


Osteoporosis Update 2015: It's All About the Fractures
1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit / 1.0 ARRT Category A Credit
Presenter: Ethel S. Siris, MD


Technologist's DXA 101 - The Basics of Bone Densitometry
1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit / 1.0 ARRT Category A Credit
Presenter: Debra Burnham, BS, RT R M BD


Understanding Body Composition Assessment with Visceral Fat
.5 ARRT Category A Credit
Presenter: Nancy Fagan, RT R M BD CBDT

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i Based on a systematic review of 29 sequentially collected ultrasound studies by 8 MQSA qualified interpreting breast radiologists. Data on file CSR-00101.
ii Based on a market survey review of 15 sequentially collected ultrasound studies by 125 U.S. radiologists and surgeons trained in performing breast ultrasounds.
iii Data on file and from public sources, 2017.
iv Smith, A. Improving Patient Comfort in Mammography. Hologic WP-00119 Rev 003 (2017).
v Feature is used in combination with SecurView DX diagnostic review workstation Focus tool in v9.0.1 and above
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