Breast biopsy chair ak 5010 MBS

The 5010 MBS chair is a technically and ergonomically advanced patient treatment chair specially designed for the transport and positioning of patients. The chair is suitable for both, mammography screenings and stereotactic and tomo synthetic breast biopsies in a very comfortable and gentle lateral decubitus position. The infinitely adjustable back rest, individually adjustable fold out back segments and head rest ideally support any position for these procedures.


  • Individual adjustable drop-down shoulder segments and armrests for the lateral decubitus position
  • Height adjustable Head cushion
  • In a critical situation the shock position (Trendelenburg) is available in seconds.

Features and Functions

Electric UP-Down control

The electric height adjustable chair can be set to an ergonomically favorable working level for the operator.

The height adjustment is controlled by two easily accessible footswitches on either side of the chair. That keeps your hands free to take care of your patient.

Infinitely variable backrest and leg support

The ak 5010 MBS can be used as a chair or a stretcher.

 The infinitely adjustable back rest and leg support offer maximum patient comfort and positioning especially for biopsies in decubitus. The leg support is synchronized with the back rest.

Fold away shoulder sections

The dropdown shoulder sections support a very stable yet comfortable lateral decubitus position and serve as a safe arm rest during breast biopsy procedures.

Fold away footrest

A fold away foot support provides a safe footrest to smaller patients. Fold up in stretcher configuration and fold out in the chair configuration

Adjustable head rest

 The vertically adjustable head rest (backrest horizontal) provides maximum comfort and safe head support in a seated and, a lateral decubitus position.

Mobile and line power independent.

The ak 5010 MBS chair wheels on 4 heavy duty dual castors and is easily maneuverable. The chair may be used for the transport of patients.

This means, you are able to perform mammography screenings and breast biopsies on one chair without the need to transfer the patient to another device.

The foot operated brake system features 3 settings

  • All wheels locked
  • All wheels pivoting freely
  • One wheel locked for steering control

The chair is driven by an integrated battery and totally mobile and line power independent. No disturbing electric cables on the floor.

Safety switch

 A foot operated safety switch ensures a safe biopsy procedure. The switch reliably prevents any unwanted movement during the biopsy procedure

Trendelenburg (shock) position

In case of an emergency the Trendelenburg (shock) position is instantly available, The release levers are located under the seat cushion on either side of the chair.


Order no.  277.032010

Separate back support

The separate back support offers a relaxed, yet stable lateral decubitus position and enhanced optimal breast biopsy procedures.

Order no.  277.030700

Lateral shifting Head Rest

The sideways shifting head rest offers maximum comfort to the patient in a lateral decubitus position during breast biopsy procedures.

Order no.  277.901000

Visco elastic foam pads

visco elastic pads enhance patients comfort and avoid pressure points even during extended procedures. The visco padding assures a relaxed and comfortable patient positioning.

Order no.  277.950300

Separate foot rest adapter blocks

Place up to 2 separate adapter blocks on the foot support to enhance the seating comfort for very short patients.

Order no.  100-925

Spare battery

A fully charged spare battery should be always ready on the charger unit. This avoids any downtimes during heavy duty hours.

It takes about 4 hours to recharge the battery. The recharger unit is equipped with an electronic overload protector.