ImageChecker

ImageChecker

Imaging A hardware and software hybrid that reviews mammograms to identify microcalcifications, masses or tissue distortions which may represent CA; IC improves radiologic detection of CA from 80% to 88%. See Mammography.
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has received FDA approval to expand the use of its ImageChecker D product for CAD processing of images acquired with the Siemens Medical Solutions MAMMOMAT(R) NovationDR and viewed on Siemens' MammoReportPlus softcopy reporting workstation.
have signed an agreement that will enable VHA and UHC members to save money on purchases of the R2 ImageChecker CAD system for mammography and the recently FDA approved ImageChecker CT system for lung nodule detection on multi-detector CT (MDCT) exams, which extends this valuable tool to another modality.
Whether a mammography practice is planning to adopt digital mammography next month or next year, DigitalNow will allow them to create an archive of ongoing cases that are already being digitized for CAD analysis with the ImageChecker system," said Julian Marshall, principal engineer, R2 Technology.
Glendale Memorial also offers the latest technology at its Marcia Ray Breast Center: the R2 ImageChecker, the first FDA-approved computer-aided detection system for breast imaging.
The ImageChecker software being fine-tuned at Aberdeen University acts as a ``second pair of eyes'' to help radiographers detect cancerous areas on mammograms.
Enhanced diagnostic equipment has been added in the Radiology Department, including improved MRI technology and an ImageChecker Computer Aided Detection (CAD) system, which is designed to assist in minimizing false negative readings of mammogram screenings.
The non-exclusive agreement covers the integration of the MagView mammography reporting software and the CheckMate Ultra CAD display from R2's ImageChecker system.
The introduction of the ImageChecker mammogram analysis system and the Positron Emission Tomography imaging system in 2001 gives Saint John's one of the most comprehensive cancer programs in the state.
The MammoReader and Second Look are the second and third CAD systems to earn the FDA's approval, following R2 Technology Inc's ImageChecker.
Joseph Hospital has used just such advanced technology -- the R2 ImageChecker.
com's CloserLook service uses FDA-approved CAD technology, the ImageChecker from R2 Technology, to identify and mark "regions of interest" on routine screening mammograms, directing the radiologist's attention to areas that could represent early cancers.
Approved in late June, the M1000 ImageChecker "has the potential to reduce the number of women who have delayed diagnosis of breast cancer due to missed abnormalities in screening mammograms," according to a press release issued by the Food and Drug Administration.