How does a scar marker supplement a written history?

 

  • Routine scar marking aims to eliminate confusion of where a biopsy was performed.
     

  • The surgical history and mammographic findings are more easily correlated; distortion or asymmetry of the local breast architecture can be explained. 
     

  • Calcifications found in the area marked with a scar marker can be examined relative to their location at the biopsy site.
     

  • Routine and consistent placement of the scar marker will assure that a reference point to the original surgery is maintained from year to year.

 

 

Communicate the exact size, shape, and location of scars and provide an immediate, clear picture of prior breast surgeries with Beekley's S-SPOT® Scar Markers. S-SPOTS® help to define architectural distortion at the biopsy site by delineating the exact location of incision. Choose the density that best suits your needs...

 

Correlate architectural distortion from previous biopsy sites by delineating exact location of incisions

 

The Beekley Skin Marking System® for Mammography offers radiologists a simple and effective way to identify nipples, raised moles, surgical scars, palpable masses and non-palpable areas of concern or pain. As a result, interpreting mammograms may be faster and more accurate, helping you save more lives.

 

The system consists of five different Beekley Medical® skin markers, each with a distinctive and unmistakable shape to interpret on an image. A circle appearing on the image could only mean one thing – a raised mole. A line indicates an area of a previous surgery, a triangle symbolizes a palpable mass, a solid dot is used to mark a nipple and a square to mark non-palpable areas of concern or pain.

 

Breast imaging centres using the Beekley Skin Marking System for digital, analog and tomosynthesis mammograms report better communication, fewer questions, fewer additional views and permanent documentation.

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S-SPOT® Scar Marker

Order code: 607

363 cm cut to measure roll

 

  • .33mm diameter radiopaque line

  • burnout-resistant brighter image

  • for use with analog equipment

S-SPOT® Light Image® Scar Marker

Order code: 650

327 cm cut to measure roll

 

  • 1mm diameter uniform low-density see-through line

  • highlights without obscuring 

  • compatible with both digital and analog equipment

S-SPOT® Light Image® Soft 'n Stretchy® Scar Marker

Order code: 677

280 cm cut to measure roll

 

  • 1mm diameter uniform low-density see-through line

  • highlights without obscuring 

  • pinch-free material 

  • compatible with both digital and analog equipment

S-SPOT® Designed for Digital® Scar Marker

Order code: 777

280cm cut to measure roll

 

  • 1mm diameter uniform ultra-sheer see-through line

  • pinch-free material 

  • designed for use with the most sensitive digital equipment 

TomoSPOT® for marking scars

Order code: 783

273 cm cut to measure roll

 

  • 1mm diameter low-density see-through line

  • pinch-free material 

  • designed for use with 3D breast tomosynthesis equipment  

 

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