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Catheters, Breast, Cytology

Definition : Catheters designed to be inserted into the breast ducts to obtain cells for cytologic testing. These catheters usually consist of a flexible, small-diameter tube. Typically, a small amount of anesthetic is infused through the catheter into a milk duct, then fluid is introduced into the duct and aspired to rinse the duct (ductal lavage) using a syringe. The aspirated fluid together with epithelial cells are collected in a vial for laboratory cytologic analysis. The procedure is typically performed in women who are at high risk for developing breast cancer.

Entry Terms : "Breast Cytology Catheters"

UMDC code : 20936

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Atossa Genetics Inc

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Hologic Inc

Company Type: Parent

Hologic, Inc. is a leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of premium diagnostic products, medical imaging systems, and surgical products dedicated to serving the healthcare needs of women throughout the world.


Company Type: Parent

Based in Irvine, Calif., Halo Healthcare develops innovative devices that allow women and their doctors to promote optimal breast health. The company's premier product, the HALO Breast Pap Test, is the only fully automated, non-invasive breast cancer risk assessment device designed for use in the primary care setting as part of an annual well-woman visit.

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