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Hologic, Inc. engages in the development, manufacture, and supply of diagnostic and medical imaging systems for serving the healthcare needs of women. It focuses on mammography and bone densitometry. The company's mammography products include the Selenia full field digital mammography system and a series of screen-film mammography systems, breast biopsy image guidance systems, and other systems. Its osteoporosis assessment products consist of a family of QDR X-ray bone densitometers; and the Sahara Clinical Bone Sonometer, an ultrasound device that assesses the bone density of the heel. Hologic also offers Fluoroscan mini C-arm imaging systems for orthopedic surgeons to perform minimally invasive surgical procedures on a patient's extremities, such as the hand, wrist, knee, foot, and ankle. In addition, it provides digital detector products for original equipment manufacturers to incorporate into their own equipment, as well as minimally invasive stereotactic breast biopsy guidance systems, such as MultiCare Platinum prone breast biopsy table and the StereoLoc II upright attachment that provide an alternative to open surgical biopsy. Further, the company sells, distributes, and services complementary products that are developed and manufactured by other original equipment manufacturers. Its customers include hospitals, imaging clinics, and private practices, as well as healthcare organizations and pharmaceutical companies. The company sells and services its products through a combination of direct sales and service force, and a network of independent distributors in the United States and Belgium. Hologic was founded by S. David Ellenbogen and Jay A. Stein. The company was incorporated in 1985 and is headquartered in Bedford, Massachusetts.