Sientra Inc announces a strategic partnership with Butterfly Network Inc a provider of point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS).

This partnership strengthens Sientra’s safety profile by empowering plastic surgeons to evaluate breast implant patients longitudinally using the Butterfly iQ+ and its Ultrasound-on-Chip technology, according to a media release from Sientra Inc.

Breast implant surgery is one of the most frequently performed cosmetic or reconstructive surgical procedures in the United States. In recent years, ultrasound has emerged as a powerful tool for monitoring the long-term health of patients with breast implants. Through this unique partnership, Butterfly Network and Sientra are providing easy access for plastic surgeons to provide real-time, in-office diagnostic screening of their patients.

“At Sientra, patient safety and product quality remain our highest priorities, which is why we entrust our breast implants to only the most qualified surgeons in the industry. We are excited to partner with Butterfly Network to build on the long-term clinical and real-world data supporting the safety of our breast implants and equip surgeons with innovative technology to provide superior care to their patients.”

— Ron Menezes, President and Chief Executive Officer of Sientra

“Our partnership with Sientra highlights the ability for Butterfly iQ+ to deliver actionable and diagnostic insights as an advanced assessment tool, allowing for more informed clinical decision making, improving the patient experience.

“Sientra’s commitment to patient safety mirrors our own and complements our innovative approach to transforming care through technology. Butterfly Network’s mission is to democratize healthcare by making medical imaging accessible to everyone worldwide. With Sientra, we look forward to raising the bar in implant safety and reimagining the quality of care that patients receive.”

— Dr Todd Fruchterman, Butterfly Network’s President and Chief Executive Officer

As part of Sientra’s commitment to safety and innovation, Butterfly iQ+ will be integrated into Sientra’s medical education platform and peer-to-peer network, the release continues.

To purchase the Butterfly iQ+ ultrasound system, visit Sientra. Butterfly iQ+ is a prescription device intended for trained and qualified healthcare professionals only.

[Source(s): Sientra Inc, GlobeNewswire]