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Project manager and clinical lead in radiography, Hilary Harris said: "The length of time patients have to endure painful breast compression has reduced considerably.
The CTLM(R) system is a non- invasive, painless examination that will be used as an adjunct to mammography and does not expose the patient to radiation nor require breast compression.
The scar tissue resulting from breast-conserving therapy often turns mammography into a particularly painful experience because of the need for breast compression to obtain a high-quality image.
Mammography requires severe breast compression that could contribute to implant rupture.
The procedure is non-invasive, painless, and does not expose the patient to ionizing radiation or painful breast compression.
Under the agreement, GE Healthcare customers will have the option to purchase from GE Healthcare Volpara Solutions' innovative suite of quantitative breast imaging tools that enable personalized measurements of volumetric density, patient-specific dose, breast compression and other factors designed to provide critical insight for breast imaging quality and workflow.

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