Comprehensive Imaging Solution For the Management of Breast Cancer Patients

SuperSonic Imagine, the pioneers of ShearWave™ Elastography (SWE™) has raised the bar in breast imaging.  With the latest evolution of the Aixplorer® ultrasound system, breast specialists now have access to:

  • Premium image quality through a comprehensive suite of breast optimized transducers
  • Innovations including Real-time SWE™ – both 2D and 3D -, Angio PL.U.S., TriVu and now Needle PL.U.S.*
  • The most clinically studied shear wave-based elastography technology for breast lesion characterization

SuperSonic Imagine’s Aixplorer® ultrasound system with real-time ShearWave™ Elastography (SWE™) has been proven to be a complementary tool for the management of breast cancer patients for:

  • lesion characterization1
  • surgical planning2
  • therapy monitoring3
*only available on Aixplorer
References:1 Berg WA et al. Radiology. 2012 Feb;262(2):435-49 2 Mullen R et al. Clin Radiol. 2014 Dec;69(12):1259-63 3 Lee SH et al. Ann Surg Oncol. 2015 Dec;22 Suppl 3:376-84

Watch Prof. Schäfer Presentation : Clinical Innovations Improving Breast Cancer Diagnosis - Prof. Schäfer






SuperLinear™ SL18-5

Number of elements : 256
Bandwith: 5-18 MHz
Applications : Breast, Abdominal, Genitourinary, Musculoskeletal, Pediatrics, Thyroid, Vascular, Research






SuperLinear™ SLH20-6

Number of elements : 192
Bandwith: 6-20 MHz
Applications:  Breast, Musculoskeletal, Vascular, Pediatrics, General





SuperLinear™ SL10-2

Number of elements : 192
Bandwith: 2-10 MHz
Applications : Abdominal, Breast, Musculoskeletal, Thyroid, Pediatrics,Vascular, General





SuperLinear™ SL15-4

Number of elements : 256
Bandwith: 4-15 MHz
Applications : Breast, Thyroid, Abdominal, Genitourinary, Musculoskeletal, Pediatrics, Vascular, General 




SuperLinear™ Volumetric SLV16-5

Number of elements : 192
Bandwith: 5-16 MHz
Applications :  Breast, General

« With mammography we fail to identify almost half the breast cancers in patients with dense breasts, so we need to use other tools to help improve the diagnosis of cancer in those women (…) There are several features that I like about ShearWave™ Elastography: it gives us additional information about lesions, it improves specificity and therefore improves confidence in our final diagnosis.»
Dr Kathy Schilling, M.D. - Boca Raton, Florida, USA
« By adding ShearWave™ Elastography to the breast diagnostic workflow, we can better classify the difficult category 3 and 4 lesions on the BI-RADS® scale, but it seems we can also reduce unnecessary biopsies.»
Professor Dr Med. Helmut Madjar - Wiesbaden, Germany
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