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Affirm® breast biopsy guidance system

A passion to offer innovative interventional tools that advance breast health fuelled the development of the Affirm breast biopsy guidance system.

This simple add-on to any Hologic 3D Mammography™-capable system enables you to quickly perform 2D or 3D™ breast biopsies using the same imaging equipment as for mammography exams. Plus, with the lateral arm upright biopsy accessory, you have even more flexibility to access challenging lesion locations.

Superior Imaging
Pinpoint subtle lesions and faint calcifications – including those that may only be visible with tomosynthesis, with the 3D™ biopsy option.

The use of groundbreaking Hologic 3D™ imaging technology to perform breast biopsies offers these key advantages:

Streamlined Workflow
Efficient, fast, easy to learn and use. The system provides a simplified user interface to help deliver a fast biopsy with fewer steps and a lower patient dose.1

Versatile Solutions

Transition from screening to interventional procedures to biopsy a wide spectrum of patients either seated or decubitus. Quickly and easily switch between standard and lateral needle approaches.


Technological innovation. Improved patient care. Advanced breast health solutions. That’s what the Affirm system delivers. To further support breast health intervention, the Affirm system features:




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