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Cianna Medical Gets FDA Clearance for Breast Tumor Localization System

Nov. 16, 2017

The FDA cleared the world’s first non-radioactive breast tumor localization system for long-term implant, the California-based manufacturer, Cianna Medical, announced.

The SAVI SCOUT reflector allows physicians to pinpoint a location for a biopsy or a lumpectomy without time restrictions or interfering with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) studies.

The implant is only 4mm in size, which is smaller than a grain of rice.

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