Oxford spin-off prepares MRI liver software for market
April 29, 2016 -- Perspectum Diagnostics, a startup company spun off from Oxford University in the U.K., is preparing to unveil a new software application designed to cut down on unnecessary invasive liver biopsies. The firm uses quantitative MRI parameters to determine which patients should be sent on for more workup.
CAD boosts flat-polyp detection for most CTC readers
April 25, 2016 -- Computer-aided detection (CAD) enhances the ability to pinpoint hard-to-find flat colorectal lesions in CT colonography (CTC) -- for all but the very best readers, that is, Italian researchers have found.
Global medical image analysis market to top $3B by 2020
April 25, 2016 -- The global market for medical image analysis software is expected to reach $3.14 billion by 2020, according to research firm MarketsandMarkets.
3D technique advances in tracking lung disease
April 22, 2016 -- Physicians at the University of Southampton, U.K., have used advanced 3D x-ray imaging technology to track how an aggressive form of lung disease develops in the body.
Canon division signs 3D-printing deal with Materialise
April 19, 2016 -- Canon Lifecare Solutions has signed an agreement with Materialise to distribute medical 3D-printing software in Japan.
Philips names CMO for image-guided therapy unit
April 12, 2016 -- Philips Healthcare has named Dr. Atul Gupta as chief medical officer (CMO) for its image-guided therapy business.
Equity firm acquires Hermes
April 6, 2016 -- Private equity partnership Segulah V has purchased Swedish nuclear medicine software developer Hermes Medical Solutions.
3D software may predict osteoarthritis
March 28, 2016 -- A 3D image-processing technique that maps the spaces between bones in joints could help predict which individuals will develop osteoarthritis later, offering the disease assessment tool that clinicians have been waiting for, according to researchers from Cambridge University in the U.K.
Nodule classification unaffected by segmentation method
March 24, 2016 -- The performance of an automated nodule classification scheme doesn't vary depending on how the nodule is segmented, whether manually or semiautomatically, concluded new research from the U.K.'s Oxford University and Mirada Medical.
Algorithm quantifies airway disease at CT
March 6, 2016 -- VIENNA - A fully automated algorithm to evaluate airway disease produced good to excellent results from MDCT images, according to research from Germany presented this week at ECR 2016.
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