|By Business Wire||
|April 10, 2014 09:18 AM EDT||
VuCOMP, Inc. announced today that it has installed its advanced M-Vu CAD (Computer-Aided Detection) for Mammography at Capital Imaging Associates in Cohoes, New York. The M-Vu CAD system will analyze images from Siemens Mammomat Inspiration PRIME mammography system providing area patients with the latest imaging equipment to detect breast cancers earlier.
M-Vu CAD analyzes mammographic images and marks areas of suspicion using sophisticated mathematical algorithms. M-Vu CAD received FDA approval for digital mammography in October 2012. While mammography CAD systems have been FDA-approved since 1998, recent FDA guidelines have significantly raised the bar for demonstrating CAD effectiveness, and now recommend comprehensive reader studies proving that radiologists are more effective when they use CAD. M-Vu CAD is the first mammography CAD product in the world to achieve FDA approval under these clinical study guidelines.
“VuCOMP’s M-Vu CAD and Siemens Mammomat Inspiration PRIME are two of the most advanced imaging technologies available for the early detection of breast cancer,” said Dr. Michael Gabor of Capital Imaging Associates. “We’re committed to bringing our patients state-of-the art imaging equipment and software, so we are very pleased to have this powerful combination.”
VuCOMP President Jim Pike commented, "Capital Imaging Associates is one of those forward thinking imaging centers that other physicians like to refer patients to as they keep up with technology. This clearly makes a clinical difference for patients. We’re very pleased to be working with them to achieve that.”
About Capital Imaging Associates
Medical Imaging in Latham, NY
In 1985, Capital Imaging Associates, located in Latham NY, became the first freestanding diagnostic medical imaging office in the Capital Region to feature MRI. The clinic provides 3D Breast Ultrasound, Digital Mammography, the latest in Computed-Aided Software Detection and the area’s first Automated Volumetric Breast Density Assessment System. In addition to providing digital radiography (X-ray, and fluoroscopy), digital mammography featuring Siemens Inspiration PRIME low dose mammography, ultrasonography, 3D Breast Sonography, bone densitometry (DXA) and multi-slice spiral computed tomography (CT), the women's health care experts at Capital Imaging Associates were the first to introduce magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to the local medical community.
About VuCOMP, Inc.
VuCOMP, Inc. leads the way in setting a new standard for CAD and breast density measurement. The company is dedicated exclusively to developing advanced cancer detecting technologies. VuCOMP’s engineering team has worked together since 1986, pioneering some of the world’s most advanced computer vision systems. For more information, please visit www.vucomp.com.
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