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2013-11-05 10:46:44

New technique may also have application in genomics to identify genes that influence risk of disease Researchers at the University of Chicago are developing computer-aided diagnosis (CADx) and quantitative image analysis (QIA) methods for mammograms, ultrasounds and magnetic resonance images (MRIs) to identify specific tumor characteristics, including size, shape and sharpness, said lead researcher Maryellen Giger, A.N. Pritzker Professor of Radiology/Medical Physics and director of the...

2013-10-02 23:22:21

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: US and European Computer Aided Detection (CAD) Industry. London (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 This report analyzes the US and European markets for Computer Aided Detection (CAD) in US$ Million and Number of Units. The report analyzes the US market in Value and Volume terms by the following Application Segments - Breast, and Chest. The European market is analyzed in Value terms by the following Application Segments - Breast, Chest,...

2013-09-23 23:19:13

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global Mammography Equipment Industry. London (PRWEB) September 23, 2013 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Mammography Equipment in Units and US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Analog Mammography Equipment, and Digital Mammography Equipment. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and...

2013-09-04 23:20:25

Image analysis and pattern recognition provider receives approval for AccuDetect® software, helping to improve radiologists’ effectiveness in detecting cancerous lesions. Longmont, Colorado (PRWEB) September 04, 2013 Parascript®, LLC, the image analysis and pattern recognition technology provider, today announced FDA premarket approval (PMA) of its AccuDetect® 6.1 Computer-Aided Detection (CAD) system for digital mammography. AccuDetect is indicated for use in screening...

2013-04-16 13:28:37

Outcome calls into question the costs of CAD-enhanced mammography A costly and widely used mammography add-on increases detection of noninvasive and early-stage invasive breast cancer but also makes more mistakes than mammography alone, researchers from UC Davis and the University of Washington have found. Published in the April 16 issue of the Annals of Internal Medicine, the study of women enrolled in Medicare is the largest comparison of clinical outcomes of routine screening...

2011-07-28 07:20:14

(Ivanhoe Newswire)--Computer-aided detection (CAD) uses software that is designed to improve how radiologists interpret mammograms, but new research is suggesting that this technology may actually make these readings less accurate. A recent study was conducted at UC Davis which concluded that CAD technology is ineffective in finding breast tumors and actually increases a woman's risk of being called back needlessly for additional testing following a mammogram. Joshua Fenton, assistant...

2010-02-22 05:00:00

BOULDER, Colo., Feb. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Parascript, LLC, the image analysis and pattern recognition solution provider, today announced the use of its AccuDetect computer aided detection (CAD) software by the Russian Center for Roentgeno - Radiology Research (RNCRR) in Moscow. RNCRR is Russia's largest, most recognized breast cancer oncology center. Breast cancer is the most common form of cancer in women in Russia and is the leading cause of cancer mortality. Only 60 percent of breast...


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