Sectra MicroDose Mammography in clinical operation in Melbourne

The Royal Melbourne Hospital, one of Australia’s leading public hospitals, has digitized its mammography operations with mammography systems from the IT and medical-technology company Sectra.

The digitization of the hospital’s mammography operations promotes safe, ergonomic and efficient breast examinations. The totally integrated solution provides the lowest radiation dose on the market, unsurpassed throughput, customized workflow and outstanding ergonomics. This ensures safe, stress-free and quick examinations for the patients.

“Sectra provided us with an efficient workflow and good ergonomics. The system is based on technology permitting us to use minimal radiation doses in breast examinations and the workflow advantages are excellent,” says Dr. Allison Rose, Senior Radiologist at The Royal Melbourne Hospital.

The Royal Melbourne Hospital is a major teaching, tertiary healthcare facility managed by Melbourne Health. The hospital’s Breast Service provides diagnosis and management of breast disease for inpatients and outpatients. The total solution that has been implemented at the hospital includes Sectra MicroDose Mammography and PACS (Picture Archiving and Communication System) for managing and archiving of breast images.

About Sectra MicroDose Mammography
Sectra MicroDose Mammography is a mammography system dedicated to improve women's health. The system is an easy-to-use digital system that supports the entire workflow, from examination to documented diagnosis. Sectra MicroDose Mammography has been sold to customers in Australia, New Zealand, France, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Ireland and the UK.

About Us

Sectra assists hospitals throughout the world to enhance the efficiency of care, and authorities and defense forces in Europe to protect society’s most sensitive information. Thereby, Sectra contributes to a healthier and safer society. The company was founded in 1978, has its head office in Linköping, Sweden, with direct sales in 19 countries, and operates through partners worldwide. Sales in the 2017/2018 fiscal year totaled SEK 1,267 million. The Sectra share (STO: SECT B) is quoted on the Nasdaq Stockholm exchange. For more information, visit


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