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The SoftVue™ 3D Whole Breast Ultrasound Tomography system



Breasts are composed of both glandular tissue and fat.

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Having dense breasts means that you have more glandular tissue in your breasts than fat. Breast density is not something you can feel or visualize. The only way to determine breast density is through mammography.

However, having dense breasts impacts the ability to detect breast cancer using mammography. The reason is because both dense glandular tissue and cancer appear white on a mammogram, making it difficult to detect cancer surrounded by dense breast tissue.

In Fact:

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40% of cancers are missed in extremely dense breasts

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More than 40% of women in the US have dense breasts

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30% of cancer missed in heterogeneously dense breasts

Women with dense breasts have a 4-6 times greater risk of developing breast cancer compared to women with fattier breasts.

• Berg, W.A. Breast MRI for “the Masses”. Eur Radiol 32, 4034–4035 (2022);
• Densebreast-info, inc.. DenseBreast. (2023, May 18). Source.


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SoftVue™ is an unparalleled 3D whole breast ultrasound tomography system unique to medical imaging.

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SoftVue is FDA approved specifically for dense breast cancer screening. While mammography can miss cancer in women with dense breasts, SoftVue in combination with mammography increases cancer detection by 20%. The exam is comfortable with no compression and no radiation. It operates with the same kind of harmless sound waves used for pregnant women to image their babies before birth. The exam is discrete and takes just a few minutes for each breast.

In fact, more than 90% of women who have had a SoftVue exam found it to be the most comfortable breast exam they have experienced and would recommend SoftVue to other women.

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More comfort with ergonomic, soft padded-table top
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No compression or radiation
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Additional sensitivity increases cancer detection by 20%

The Softvue™ Scan Sequence Has 4 Steps:

Step 1

Patient lies on her stomach on the padded-table top and lowers one breast into the warm water of the imaging chamber.

Step 2

The Sequr™ breast interface engages with the front of her breast to center, shape, and steady it.

Step 3

The scan is activated, and the ring transducer moves along the breast, imaging all levels.

Step 4

Patient raises up and places second breast into warm water imaging chamber and engages with Sequr breast interface.

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Is SoftVue™ covered by Insurance?

SoftVue is covered under existing insurance codes that are used for bilateral ultrasound imaging of the breast. SoftVue insurance coverage and out-of-pocket costs will vary based on individual insurance plans. It is recommended to contact your insurance company to determine possible out-of-pocket costs associated with CTP code 76641 for a complete bilateral whole breast ultrasound exam for supplemental screening for women with dense breasts.

Request SoftVue™ in Your Area

SoftVue was recently approved for dense breast screening and is available at healthcare facilities across the United States. To request to have a SoftVue system available in your area, please let the team at Delphinus know your name, location and enter the name of the facility where you receive breast cancer imaging and we will have one of our team members reach out to your provider about adopting SoftVue for dense breast screening.

When requesting a SoftVue exam in combination with mammography, talk to your referring physician about the need for supplemental imaging for women with dense breasts and ask them to include supplemental whole breast ultrasound screening in addition to mammography on your next annual mammography exam order.

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There is a broad range of resources to learn about breast health, diseases that affect the breast, breast tissue density, recommended testing guidelines for breast cancer screening, breast cancer types, and breast cancer treatment options.

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