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King's Daughters' Health is the first healthcare facility in our region to offer both the SmartCurve breast stabilization system and the Clarity HD high-resolution 3D imaging technology as part of Hologic's Genius 3D Mammography Exam. The Genius 3D Mammography Exam is proven to detect more invasive breast cancers and reduce false positives, resulting in fewer callback exams. The SmartCurve breast stabilization system, with its curved paddles, is clinically proven to deliver a more comfortable mammogram experience without compromising image quality.
The Genius 3D Mammography exam reduces unnecessary callback rates by up to 40 percent. It's also been proven to find 20-65 percent more invasive breast cancers than conventional mammograms alone.
"These new technologies allow us to improve the care we provide our patients by offering them the most detailed images available and a more comfortable mammogram experience," said Amy Kasper, Director of Medical Imaging at King's Daughters' Health in Madison, Indiana. "We're committed to providing the women of this area the most advanced breast care possible, and the Genius 3D mammogram technology allows us the opportunity to detect breast cancer in its earliest stages and help reduce the need for many follow-up exams. The 3D images offer radiologists a layer-by-layer look at breast tissue - which is especially beneficial for women who have dense breast tissue."
While October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, screening mammograms can be scheduled at any time. To schedule a screening mammogram at King's Daughters' Health, call 812.801.0440. Evening appointments are available. Women with questions about breast cancer screenings are encouraged to talk with their primary care provider or women's health provider.
The SmartCurve system features a proprietary curved surface that mirrors the shape of a woman's breast - reducing pinching and allowing better distribution of force over the entire breast. In a recent clinical study comparing the Smart Curve breast stabilization system to traditional flat paddle compression, the SmartCurve system improved comfort in 93 percent of women who reported moderate to severe discomfort with standard compression.
Genius 3D Mammogram with Clarity HD is designed to clearly reveal subtle changes in breast tissue to help pinpoint cancer in its early stages. The Clarity HD technology and 3D imaging algorithm work together to deliver exceptional 3D images, regardless of a patient's breast size or density.
For additional details and information, please visit mygenius3D.com.