U-Systems has initiated patient enrolment for a study to evaluate the somov automated breast ultrasound, its 3D ultrasound imaging system, in women with dense breast tissue.

The clinical study is designed to evaluate if full-field digital mammography in combination with automated breast ultrasound can improve breast cancer detection compared to mammography alone.

The study will be conducted at Capio Saint Göran Hospital in Stockholm, Sweden, will involve 8,000 asymptomatic women with dense breast tissue.