Pristina Dueta™

An industry first, patient-assisted compression device

The first patient-assisted compression device in mammography that allows women to play an active role in determining breast compression level.


GE HealthCare introduced the first patient-assisted compression device.

More comfort

4 out of 5 patients said Dueta made the exam more comfortable1.

Less anxiety

54% of patients using Dueta found it led to less anxiety1.

Elevate the experience

83% of patients say using Dueta was a better experience.

Reduce patient anxiety related to mammography exams about the screening process with Pristina Dueta™

Under the radiographer's supervision and guidance, Senographe Pristina with Dueta enables women to play an active role in determining their level of breast compression, with the help of a remote control. Choose the mammography system 83% of patients say was a better experience1.

Real advantages

• The use of Pristina Dueta has no negative impact on workflow2.
• By reducing the feeling of pain, Dueta can increase the rate of women coming back for their mammography exam3.
• Higher compression during mammography leads to better image quality by reducing tissue superposition,
X-ray scatter, dose and motion3.

Senographe Pristina™, designed for comfort

Senographe Pristina mammography system, which is compatible with Pristina Dueta, is engineered to ease anxiety from the moment the patient enters the room. The inviting gantry promotes a sense of calm—with elegant lighting and gentle, rounded shapes. The soft-curved surface also welcomes patients into a space of comfort and support.
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1. IPSOS Patient Satisfaction Study sponsored by GE Healthcare, conducted with 315 patients across 2 sites in Europe, February 2017.

2. Patient-assisted compression helps for image quality reduction dose and improves patient experience in mammography, Gustave Roussy CC, Eur J Cancer 2018 Nov.

3. A new approach to breast compression in Mammography, Imaging for Women, LLC, Kansas city, MI, 2018.

* Superior diagnostic accuracy demonstrated in a reader study comparing the ROC AUC of GE screening protocol (V-Preview + 3D CC/MLO with 3D in STD mode) to that of 2D FFDM alone. V-Preview is the 2D synthesized image generated by GE Seno Iris mammography software from GE DBT images. FDA PMA P130020