The London Breast Clinic at 108 Medical Chambers has a
reputation of using the latest technology to provide the best in private
healthcare. First with digital mammography in Harley Street and one of the first
anywhere in the UK, the Clinic has now gone beyond digital with the
installation of a Hologic Selenia Dimensions digital mammography system capable
of tomosynthesis, otherwise known as 3D mammography.
This advanced technology allows the Radiologist to view the
breast as a series of layers to enhance diagnostic confidence. And post examination
surgery will benefit too. According to Consultant Breast Surgeon Mr Simon
Marsh, “The improvement in clarity and resolution of the new images is
remarkable. The ability to diagnose and biopsy small breast cancers will be
To further deliver the best in breast care, the Clinic has also
acquired a Hologic AEC vacuum assisted biopsy system which will be guided by
tomosynthesis for optimum accuracy. Dr Teh comments, "This state of the
art equipment will help improve the accuracy in screening and symptomatic
review of ladies, particularly those with dense breasts. It is also the first
in the UK to use tomosynthesis to guide vacuum biopsies which greatly assists
the speed and accuracy of breast biopsies."
Managing Director of 108 Medical Chambers Hamish Millar, sums
up, “I am delighted that we have been able to invest in the latest technology
for our patients, without a price increase, and also to support our first class
clinical team in their work."