HydroMARKBreast Biopsy Site Markers

Exclusive hydrogel technology provides clinicians with long-term ultrasound visibility.1, 2
1. (Sakamoto, N., Fukuma, E., Tsunoda, Y. et al. Evaluation of the dislocation and long-term sonographic detectability of a hydrogel-based breast biopsy site marker. Breast Cancer 25, 575–582 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12282-018-0854-8) 2. (Pinkney, Journal of Diagnostic Medical Sonography 29(4) 151 – 158, DOI 10.1177/8756479313486962)

HydroMARK Breast Biopsy Site Marker

Highly Visible

HydroMARK markers hydrate to provide long-term visibility even after neoadjuvant chemotherapy.2,3

Allows Easier Localization

Consistently place any localization device under Ultrasound.3

Creates a Better Patient Experience

Localization under ultrasound provides a faster, more comfortable procedure for the patient. 3

Conspicuity Under MRI

HydroMARK markers are uniquely distinguishable during a T2 sequence.4

2. (Pinkney, Journal of Diagnostic Medical Sonography 29(4) 151 – 158, DOI 10.1177/8756479313486962)
3. (Blumencranz, Ann. Surg. Oncol. (2014) 21:3273-3277, DOI 10.1245/s10434-014-3917-x)
4. (Clin Imaging. 2019 May – Jun;55:196-212. doi: 10.1016/j.clinimag.2019.05.014. Epub 2019 Jun 14.)

Three Distinct Shapes for Visibility

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“We use HydroMARK exclusively for all of our biopsies. We have had such a great experience with HydroMARK that we need no other clip.”
Robin B. Shermis, MD, MPH, FACR
Medical Director, ProMedica Breast Care on the campus of The Toledo Hospital

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the composition of the hydrogel?
The hydrogel is composed of polyethylene glycol (PEG).

Does HydroMARK contain nickel?

The HydroMARK stainless steel marker products contain a percentage of nickel. The HydroMARK titanium products contain no nickel.

What is the duration of HydroMARK’s enhanced long-term visibility?
Studies have shown that visibility can last up to 12 months in some patients.1
1. (Sakamoto, N., Fukuma, E., Tsunoda, Y. et al. Evaluation of the dislocation and long-term sonographic detectability of a hydrogel-based breast biopsy site marker. Breast Cancer 25, 575–582 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12282-018-0854-8)

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