3D Breast Center 231-439-9700 | Medical Spa 231-347-7546 info@drvisconti.com

Visconti Breast Center introduces ProFound AI™, the first FDA-Cleared 3D mammography software using artificial intelligence

The Visconti 3D Breast Center is an independent state-of-the-art outpatient facility serving all of Northern Michigan from its location in Petoskey. Board-certified radiologist, Matthew L. Visconti, MD, provides the highest level of quality diagnostic patient care in a comfortable efficient environment utilizing the Siemens  3D Full Field Digital Mammography unit. 

Breast cancer screening has improved significantly in recent years with the advent of 3D mammography, or digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT). While traditional 2D mammography typically yields four images per patient, 3D mammography produces hundreds of images per patient, providing doctors with more information and better images than ever before. DBT helps doctors find cancers earlier, when they may be more easily treated, with fewer false positives, which can be stressful for patients.

Our facility recently adopted a new technology that further maximizes the benefits DBT offers to women. ProFound AI™ for DBT is the first FDA-cleared 3D tomosynthesis software using artificial intelligence (AI). The technology is FDA-cleared and clinically proven to enhance breast cancer detection, while significantly reducing the rate of false positives and unnecessary recalls for women.

“High-Quality Care in a Relaxed Comfortable Environment”

Breast Care Services

Siemens 3D Mammography

The Visconti Breast Center introduces ProFound AI™, the first FDA-Cleared 3D mammography software using artificial intelligence

Breast cancer screening has improved significantly in recent years with the advent of 3D mammography, or digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT). While traditional 2D mammography typically yields four images per patient, 3D mammography produces hundreds of images per patient, providing doctors with more information and better images than ever before. DBT helps doctors find cancers earlier, when they may be more easily treated, with fewer false positives, which can be stressful for patients.

Our facility recently adopted a new technology that further maximizes the benefits DBT offers to women. ProFound AI™ for DBT is the first FDA-cleared 3D tomosynthesis software using artificial intelligence (AI). The technology is FDA-cleared and clinically proven to enhance breast cancer detection, while significantly reducing the rate of false positives and unnecessary recalls for women.

“3D mammography is especially helpful in patients with dense breasts”

Not all facilities offer 3D mammography so discuss with your health care provider. If you have been told you have dense breasts……3D mammography is likely an great alternative for you.

Patients have the right to obtain their Imaging Health Care (Mammogram) at the facility of their choice…………..just ask for a referral.

“Patients have the right to obtain mammograms at the facility of their choice”

Breast Ultrasound

Breast ultrasound is used to help diagnose presenting breast symptoms including evaluating palpable masses, further evaluating inconclusive mammography findings or as a screening test for patients with dense breasts. 

In the appropriate setting Dr. Visconti may elect to use Ultrasound to drain a symptomatic or inconclusive cyst or to biopsy a solid mass to obtain the help of a Pathologist (Doctor specializing in microscopic evaluation of cells) to determine the underlying cause of the mass.

Ultrasound does NOT use ionizing radiation. It is a fast and painless exam.

“Not all palpable masses are cancerous, in fact most are not”

 

Ultrasound Guided Breast Biopsy

An ultrasound guided biopsy is a simple procedure done at The Breast Care Center which involves removing small samples of tissue from the breast. Dr Visconti has over 30 years experience perfoming this procedure. Although the news of a breast biopsy can raise many questions and concerns, it is important to remember that over 80% of breast biopsies do not turn out to be cancerous.

“In-Office Ultrasound guided breast biopsies are very quick, easily tolerated and cost effective compared to other options”

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Visconti  Breast Center and Medical Spa

serving Northern Michigan with an experienced, caring staff that is committed to providing a high level of quality patient care and service.

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3D Breast Center

Monday - Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

231.439.9700

info@drvisconti.com

1114 Charlevoix Ave Petoskey, MI 49770