United States & Canada

Tru-Core II Automatic Core Biopsy Instrument

Ultrasound-Guided Breast Biopsy

Tru-Core II combines small design and powerful performance in an easy-to-use, single-handed spring-loaded core needle.

Engineered for size, speed & simplicity, Tru-Core II is an easy to use, clinically accurate spring-loaded core needle ideally suited for biopsy procedures under ultrasound guidance.

  • Compact, lightweight design provides true, one-handed control
  • Rapid 22mm throw enables superior penetration and sampling of dense or mobile lesions
  • Deep 19mm sample notch designed to collect large, diagnostic-quality tissue cores
  • Enhanced echogenic coating for improved tip visibility for accurate placement under ultrasound
  • 14G and 16G needle options available; color coded for easy size determination


designed to fit comfortably

in even the smallest of hands


powerful, rapid throw for

superior lesion penetration


consistent, quality core specimens

for an accurate diagnosis


Small Design. Extraordinary Power.

Tru-Core II combines small design with extraordinary power to provide the convenience of one-handed control

with the consistency of large, quality tissue cores.

Small and lightweight for improved procedural control

Compact handle enables seamless, one-handed control even in the smallest of hands. Unique, ergonomic design accommodates different biopsy techniques.

Powerful performance that delivers a reliable diagnosis

Rapid 22mm throw fires more than 25% faster than a BARD MONOPTY or MAX-CORE to capture diagnostic-quality tissue from even dense or mobile lesions.1,2


1 Data on file. Firing speed in air measured as a function of outer cutter displacement and time.
2 Compared to 14 guage BARD MONOPTY and MAX-CORE devices

Designed for procedural accuracy and precision

Enhanced echogenic coating on needle tip provides improved visibility to help confirm placement of sample notch for precise ultrasound positioning.

Compatible with an optional coaxial introducer to enhance procedural efficiency

Durable skin stop reliably controls forward migration. Echogenic coating on introducer tip improves visibility under ultrasound.

Product Resources

Tru-Core II Brochure

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TruCore is a trademark of Argon Medical Devices, Inc. in certain countries. Used with permission. BARD, MONOPTY and MAX-CORE are registered trademarks of BARD in certain countries. Devicor Medical Products, Inc. is not affiliated with BARD. Other logos, product and/or company names might be trademarks of their respective owners.

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