iCAD’s PowerLook® Tomo Detection Experiences Growing Adoption
Company to Showcase Innovative Mammography Artificial Intelligence Solution at RSNA 2017
RSNA 2017 – CHICAGO – November 27, 2017 – iCAD, Inc. (NASDAQ: ICAD), a global leader in medical technology providing innovative cancer detection and therapy solutions, today announced that customer adoption of its PowerLook® Tomo Detection is gaining momentum. Driven by its unique ability to leverage artificial intelligence (AI), the solution optimizes digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) reading efficiency and improves confidence of radiologists. This efficiency enables users to streamline workflow and supports faster, more confident detection of breast cancer. PowerLook Tomo Detection is the first and only FDA approved concurrent-read cancer detection solution for DBT. During RSNA 2017, Senthil Periaswamy, Ph.D., Vice President of Research at iCAD, will present on AI with breast tomosynthesis on November 28th at 1:30pm in the Machine Learning Theater located in the North Hall. The company also will showcase the complete PowerLook Breast Health Solutions suite in booth 3142 South Hall and booth 8064 in the new Machine Learning Showcase located in the North Hall throughout RSNA.
“Built on the latest deep learning technology, iCAD’s mammography AI solution is clinically proven to optimize radiologists’ image reading and interpretation by reducing DBT read-time by an average of 29.2 percent,” said Ken Ferry, CEO of iCAD. “Since its FDA-approval in March, PowerLook Tomo Detection has been implemented by a number of leading breast health provider organizations throughout the U.S.”
“PowerLook Tomo Detection is an important addition. When you’re confronted with a lot of breast tomosynthesis exams to read daily, you can get fatigued. Now, depending on the size of the breast, I am able to cut down my reading time anywhere from 25-50%,” Dr. Katherine Hall, Diagnostic Radiologist and Co-Director of Mammography, East Division, at Southwest Diagnostic Imaging Center.
Recently named 2017 Product of the Year by the New Hampshire High Technology Council, PowerLook Tomo Detection utilizes a trained algorithm developed through deep learning that automatically analyzes each tomosynthesis plane. Suspicious areas identified are then blended into a 2D synthetic image to provide radiologists with a single, highly sensitive, enhanced image that is used to easily navigate the tomosynthesis datasets. While PowerLook Tomo Detection is currently only available for GE Healthcare’s DBT platforms, iCAD is developing a multi-vendor solution that is expected to be available in 2018.
In addition to PowerLook Tomo Detection, iCAD’s suite of PowerLook Breast Health Solutions includes PowerLook Mammo Detection, which supports rapid and accurate cancer detection with 2D full-field digital mammography; and PowerLook Density Assessment, which provides a standardized assessment of breast tissue to assist radiologists in determining the patient’s appropriate breast density category. The solution suite provides clinicians with a wide range of tools for cancer detection and analysis that enhances workflow and improves overall reading productivity.
For further information on iCAD’s suite of PowerLook Breast Health Solutions, visit booth 3142 in the South Hall at RSNA 2017, or www.icadmed.com.
About iCAD, Inc.
Headquartered in Nashua, N.H., iCAD is a global leader in medical technology providing innovative cancer detection and therapy solutions. For more information, visit www.icadmed.com.
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