Hologic, Inc.. Bedford, Mass, has completed its acquisition of Toronto-based MRI breast coil and visualization software company, Sentinelle Medical Inc.

Rob Cascella, president and CEO of Hologic commented in the announcement, “We believe MRI will be an important standard of care for breast screening of women indicated as having a high risk of developing the disease. Adding Sentinelle Medical’s products to Hologic’s best-in-class portfolio of product offerings in the areas of breast cancer detection and intervention will enhance our company’s presence as a leader in women’s healthcare.”

Sentinelle develops advanced breast imaging technologies using high-field strength MRI The purchase price for the transaction was $85 million, plus a two-year contingent earn out.

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