Affirm® Upright Breast Biopsy Guidance System

Transition from screening to interventional procedures to biopsy a wide spectrum of patients, either seated or decubitus. This simple add-on to any Hologic 3D Mammography™ system allows you to perform 2D and 3D™ breast biopsies with the same equipment you use for mammography exams. And its lateral arm upright biopsy accessory offers even more flexibility to access challenging lesions.

  • Biopsy Guidance
  • Tissue Acquisition and Marking


Superior performance 17

Pinpoint subtle lesions and faint calcifications with the 3D™ biopsy option. Compared to stereotactic biopsy the Affirm 3D breast biopsy procedure offers superior performance. 17

Streamlined workflow

Affirm 3D biopsy’s faster procedure time and lower patient dose may help you achieve higher patient satisfaction. 18,19

Increases confidence

Large field of view for high-resolution stereotactic 2D or 3D™ images The Affirm system’s 3D biopsy procedure offers easy, accurate and faster targeting 17 of areas that may be difficult or impossible to localize in other imaging modalities. 18-20

Easy to use 18

Integrates with Selenia® Dimensions® and 3Dimensions™ systems; minimizes procedure steps; 13-minute average procedure time.

Designed to remove the guesswork

Settings for all Hologic biopsy needle devices are pre-programmed for quick setup and efficient operation.

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