Sectra Signs Breast Imaging PACS Contract With UC San Diego Health

SHELTON, CT, Aug, 24, 2017 /CNW/ -

International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company Sectra (STO: SECT B) announces that UC San Diego Health will install Sectra PACS for its breast imaging workflow. The Sectra solution will provide true, multi-modality display of all breast images, including digital breast tomosynthesis, with the end goal of improved cancer care.

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The technology will support patient care at both UC San Diego Health campuses in Hillcrest and La Jolla, and at Moores Cancer Center, the region's only NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center.  

UC San Diego Health performs screening mammography and offers a full spectrum of diagnostic breast imaging services, including 2D and 3D mammography, breast ultrasound, breast MRI, breast biopsies and a wide-range of image-guided interventional procedures. The Sectra PACS will be integrated with the existing mammography reporting system and VNA.

Sectra PACS displays ultrasound and MRI images side-by-side with digital mammograms and digital breast tomosynthesis exams, facilitating comparison of current and prior images according to radiologists' preferences.

"Sectra's focus on cancer care, including our cutting-edge software for teaching files and multidisciplinary team meetings, aligns closely with UC San Diego Health's treatment philosophy and academic needs," says Mikael Anden, President of Sectra North America.

Sectra Breast Imaging Webinar 

Attend the Sectra breast imaging webinar on October 4 at 2pm Eastern Time to hear perspectives from five leading breast radiologists.

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About Sectra 

With more than 25 years of innovation and 1,700 installations, Sectra is a leading global provider of imaging IT solutions that support healthcare in achieving patient-centric care. Sectra offers an Enterprise Image Management solution comprising PACS for imaging-intense departments, VNA and Cross Enterprise Workflow solutions.

Read more about Sectra and why Sectra PACS is 'Best in KLAS' at


For further information: Andrea Sowitch, Vice President of Marketing, Sectra North America, E-mail:, Phone: +1-203-925-0899 ext. 268; Torbjörn Kronander, President and CEO, Sectra AB, E-mail:, Phone: +46-705-23-5227

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