CTC CAD boosts readers' attention -- but to what effect?
May 25, 2015 -- The use of computer-aided detection (CAD) significantly alters the search and identification of polyps among readers of CT colonography (CTC) data, according to a new study in the June issue of European Radiology. In particular, CAD drew radiologists' attention to polyps more quickly, but it also prompted them to spend more time interpreting scans.
Transfer learning speeds image segmentation
May 22, 2015 -- The development of automated image segmentation schemes can be enhanced significantly with the application of a process called transfer learning, according to a new Dutch study published in the May edition of IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging.
Israeli start-up eyes big-data tools for imaging analysis
May 21, 2015 -- For Israeli image analysis software developer Zebra Medical Vision, size definitely matters. The start-up believes its database of 10 million curated imaging studies and extensive collaborations with researchers around the world will take image analysis algorithms to a whole new level.
HeartFlow promotes FFR study at EuroPCR
May 21, 2015 -- Cardiac software developer HeartFlow is promoting a study at this week's EuroPCR 2015 meeting in Paris on the use of its fractional flow reserve (FFR) CT analysis software to assess the severity of coronary artery stenosis.
EOS launches 3D modeling service
May 14, 2015 -- EOS Imaging has launched a new service in which it will create 3D models from stereographic images acquired with its digital x-ray system.
Sectra wins award for visualization table
May 6, 2015 -- Swedish PACS firm Sectra has been awarded the Dirk Bartz Prize for Visual Computing in Medicine 2015 for its interactive visualization table.
Philips rolls out 3D navigation software
April 29, 2015 -- Philips Healthcare has launched its new VesselNavigator live 3D catheter navigation software to guide minimally invasive treatment of vascular diseases, such as aortic aneurysms.
U.K.'s Image Analysis completes venture financing
April 28, 2015 -- Privately held U.K. digital health firm Image Analysis said it has recently completed 4.8 million euros in venture financing.
Automated analysis aids lung nodule management
April 24, 2015 -- The solid component of subsolid pulmonary nodules can be detected automatically -- making it easier to assess the potential malignancy of lung lesions detected on CT, according to researchers from the Netherlands.
ContextVision adds to management team
April 24, 2015 -- Image enhancement software developer ContextVision has tapped Ann-Charlotte Linderoth as chief financial officer and Lena Kajland Wilén as director of business development.
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