The great enabler: Artificial intelligence in radiology
March 24, 2017 -- Much has already been debated over the effect of artificial intelligence (AI) for radiology, and now the first products have started to enter the market. AI will not replace radiologists, but enable them, according to market analyst Stephen Holloway.
Deep learning offers promise for prostate MRI reads
March 22, 2017 -- Deep-learning software can outperform a nondeep-learning method that's been used previously in computer-aided detection software and may be able to help radiologists differentiate between prostate cancer and benign conditions on MRI, according to research presented this month at ECR 2017.
TeraRecon to target U.K. NHS Supply Chain
March 22, 2017 -- Advanced visualization software developer TeraRecon is setting its sights on the new U.K. National Health Trust (NHS) Supply Chain to sell more of its products and services abroad.
Medical image analysis sector set to expand
March 20, 2017 -- The worldwide medical image analysis software market is expected to climb at a compound annual growth rate of 8.1% during the period of 2016 to 2024, according to a report by market research firm Transparency Market Research.
ContextVision secures ultrasound patent
March 16, 2017 -- Image enhancement software developer ContextVision has secured a patent for a new skeletal visualization technology for 3D ultrasound.
CAD beats readers for subsolid lung nodules
March 3, 2017 -- VIENNA - A computer-aided detection (CAD) scheme outperformed experienced human readers in detecting subsolid nodules as well as cancers in data from more than 2,000 lung cancer screening subjects, researchers reported on Thursday at ECR 2017.
ContextVision to show upgraded software at ECR 2017
February 24, 2017 -- Image enhancement software developer ContextVision plans to highlight upgrades to its US PlusView ultrasound image enhancement software and its GOPView XR2 Plus image enhancement technology at ECR 2017 in Vienna.
Spanish group seeks to integrate CAD, PACS
February 23, 2017 -- Computer-aided detection (CAD) software and PACS software may not always be integrated in the most user-friendly fashion. A Spanish research group hopes to change that with a new software platform that will make it easier for all hospitals in the region of Galicia to expand their use of CAD.
Alzheimer's CAD uses deep networks to boost accuracy
February 23, 2017 -- Spanish researchers have built a technique for the early diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease based on the use of a deep-learning algorithm. The method replaces visual inspection of MRI and PET data with comprehensive image analysis of affected brain tissues that exploits their 3D nature.
EchoPixel secures CE Mark for virtual reality software
February 22, 2017 -- Advanced visualization developer EchoPixel has received the CE Mark for its True 3D Viewer virtual reality imaging software.
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