HydroMARK™

BREAST BIOPSY SITE MARKERS

Exclusive hydrogel technology provides clinicians with long-term ultrasound visibility.1,2

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HydroMARK™ Breast Biopsy Site Markers

The HydroMARK™ marker is still visible under ultrasound 6 months after deployment, even after neoadjuvant chemotherapy

Highly Visible

The HydroMARK™ markers hydrate to provide long-term visibility even after neoadjuvant chemotherapy.2

The HydroMARK™ marker is easier to place any localization device under ultrasound

Allows Easier Localization

Consistently place any localization device under ultrasound.3

The HydroMARK™ marker three weeks after deployment

Creates a Better Patient Experience

Localization under ultrasound provides a faster, more comfortable procedure for the patient.4

The HydroMARK™ markers are uniquely distinguishable under MRI

Conspicuity Under MRI

The HydroMARK™ markers are uniquely distinguishable during a T2 sequence.5

HydroMARK™ direct puncture applicators are indicated for lymph nodes.

Lymph Node Indication

The HydroMARK™ direct puncture applicators are indicated to mark tissue during a percutaneous breast biopsy procedure, including axillary lymph nodes.6

Three distinct shapes for visibility

See the Flexible HydroMARK™ Marker in Action
https://youtu.be/AumAInh1hYw
Watch the animation of the Flexible HydroMARK™ Marker in use
Maximizing Efficiency in Your Patient Workflow
https://youtu.be/A3oynbhuh04
Watch the video to learn how the HydroMARK™ marker can maximize efficiency in your patient workflow
A Unique Breast Biopsy Marking Experience
https://youtu.be/e4FMtcah2Cc
Watch the animation showing the HydroMARK™
Lesion Localization Under Ultrasound
https://youtu.be/zr0BrKuZGNQ
Watch the video of the HydroMARK™ marker used for lesion localization under ultrasound

“We use the HydroMARK™ marker exclusively for all of our biopsies. We have had such a great

experience with the HydroMARK™ marker that we need no other clip.”

Robin B. Shermis, MD, MPH, FACR

Medical Director, ProMedica Breast Care on the campus of The Toledo Hospital

The HydroMARK™ Applicator

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What is the composition of the hydrogel?

The hydrogel is composed of polyethylene glycol (PEG).

Does the HydroMARK™ marker 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 the HydroMARK™ marker’s enhanced long-term visibility?

Studies have shown that visibility can last up to 12 months in some patients.1

Can you use HydroMARK™ markers in lymph nodes?

The HydroMARK™ direct puncture applicators are indicated to mark tissue during a percutaneous breast biopsy procedure, including axillary lymph nodes.6

HydroMARK™ Plus Breast Biopsy Site Marker

HydroMARK Plus Breast Biopsy Site Marker

Same great benefits of the original HydroMARK™ markers, with added features designed to alleviate displacement, enhance visibility and ease of locating.7,8,9

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MammoSTAR® Biopsy Site Marker

MammoSTAR® Biopsy Site Marker

The all-natural biopsy marker provides a non-metal marking alternative with a long-lasting beta glucan carrier for unique patient sensitivities.

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MammoMARK® & CorMARK® Biopsy Site Identifier

MammoMARK® & CorMARK® Biopsy Site Identifier

Rapid collagen expansion anchors the marker within the biopsy cavity reducing the likelihood of movement.10

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BiomarC® Biopsy Site Marker

BiomarC® Biopsy Site Marker

All-natural design in a small size, ideal for superficial lesions.

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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
3. (Blumencranz, Ann. Surg. Oncol. (2014) 21:3273-3277, DOI 10.1245/s10434-014-3917-x)
4. (Gentile, Ann Surg Oncol. 2016 Oct;23(10):3284-9. doi: 10.1245/s10434-016-5325-x. Epub 2016 Jun 23.)
5. (Shah, Clin Imaging. 2019 May – Jun;55:196-212. doi: 10.1016/j.clinimag.2019.05.014. Epub 2019 Jun 14.)
6. Indication for lymph node using HydroMARK™ markers is limited to the United States with other country registrations pending.
7. HydroMARK™ Device Test – PCR-000414, Summative Usability
8. HydroMARK™ Design Plan – ADD-00013 Rev G, Page 15
9. HydroMARK™ Device Test – PCR-000299, SDR0098 Vacuum Suction Testing
10. MammoMARK® Device Test – PRC043442 Rev B, pgs. 2, 5-6: Collagen Expansion
The HydroMARK™ Plus marker is available in the United States with other country registrations pending.

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