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.
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.
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.