Sectra: Louisiana Breast Centers Invest in Sectra’s Breast Imaging IT Solution

LINKÖPING, Sweden–(BUSINESS WIRE)–International medical imaging IT company Sectra (
(STO: SECTB) announces that Breast Center of Acadiana, in the US, has
entered into a multi-year agreement to deploy Breast Imaging PACS in its
two freestanding imaging centers. This investment will provide the
Breast Center a future-proof platform capable of expanding with the

Breast Center of Acadiana provides screening mammography along with
screening 3D ultrasound to women in southern Louisiana at locations in
Lafayette and Youngsville. The Lafayette location also serves as the
referral center for patients requiring more specialized and personalized
breast imaging procedures and biopsies for diagnosis of breast cancer
and other breast problems.

Gary Mathews M.D., a radiologist who specializes in breast imaging, is
the founder and medical director of Breast Center of Acadiana. “I am
eager to implement the Sectra PACS in our practice. Its versatility and
adaptability for customization as well as its worldwide acceptance and
proven track record were key factors in my decision. Sectra’s technology
will provide a new computer platform to most effectively operate our
state of the art imaging including digital mammography, breast
ultrasound, automated whole breast (3D) ultrasound, and breast MRI. With
the Sectra system in place, our breast center is better equipped to
serve our patients and doctors into the future,” says Dr. Mathews.

Sectra PACS displays images from any modality, side-by-side with digital
mammograms, facilitating comparison of current and prior images
according to radiologist preference. “Sectra’s high quality display and
reading flexibility has earned acclaim as the most user-friendly PACS
for breast imaging radiologists,” says Mikael Anden, president of Sectra
North America.

Sectra Breast Imaging PACS will be showcased in booth #6113 at RSNA in
Chicago (

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About Breast Center of Acadiana

The Breast Center is dedicated to providing the highest quality service
available to the women of Acadiana. A culture has been created within
its two locations focusing on personalized care, easing fears and
explaining every step in the breast imaging process in a secure
atmosphere that caters to the needs of women and their families. For
more information, visit

About Sectra

Sectra was founded in 1978 and has its roots in Linköping University in
Sweden. The company’s business operation includes cutting-edge products
and services within the niche segments of medical systems and secure
communication systems. Sectra has offices in 12 countries and operates
through partners worldwide. Sales in the 2014/2015 fiscal year totaled
SEK 961 million. The Sectra share is quoted on the NASDAQ OMX Stockholm
AB exchange. For more information, visit (http://www.sectra.comIn)

In the medical market, Sectra develops and sells IT systems and services
for radiology and other image-intensive departments, orthopaedics and
rheumatology. More than 1,700 hospitals, clinics and imaging centers
worldwide use the systems daily. This makes Sectra one of the
world-leading companies for handling digital radiology images. In
Scandinavia, Sectra is the market leader with more than 50% of all
film-free installations. Sectra’s systems have been installed in North
America, Scandinavia and most major countries in Europe and the Far East.

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Sectra AB
Dr. Torbjörn Kronander, CEO and President
46 (0) 705
23 52 27
Marie Ekström
Executive Vice President and
President Sectra Imaging IT solutions
46 (0)708 23 56 10

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