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Automated Breast Ultrasound (ABUS)


Innovative Breast Cancer Screening For Women With Dense Breast Tissue

Automated Breast Ultrasound System (ABUS) is a comfortable screening option for women with dense breast tissue. Approximately four out of ten American women have dense breasts, which can increase a woman’s risk of developing breast cancer by four to six times. When used in conjunction with mammography, ABUS can find cancers that mammography misses, improving breast cancer detection by 55 percent over mammography alone.

General Electric Invenia ABUS System

San Luis Diagnostic Center uses advanced automated breast ultrasound technology from General Electric: The GE Invenia ABUS System. GE Healthcare is the sole provider of this FDA-approved technology designed specifically for screening women with dense breast tissue. Not only does the Invenia ABUS provide increased detection, its unique design provides patient comfort and image reproducibility, making comparison of older studies with newer studies much more reliable for your radiologist and vital for achieving high accuracy screening.    

Advanced Technology And Comfortability

  • Advanced Screening Technology: The Invenia ABUS uses 3D ultrasound technology, high resolution imaging, rapid acquisition of more than 2000 images and the ability for your radiologist to locate abnormalities in three dimensions.  

  • Intelligent Imaging Software: Advanced software algorithms provide a fast and automated imaging process, which allows us to complete your exam quickly and reliably. The entire exam takes approximately 15 minutes.  

  • Comfortable and comforting exam: With an imaging device shaped specifically for a woman’s breast curvature, the Invenia ABUS allows for a comfortable procedure while delivering great clarity to the radiologist and peace of mind to you.

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