iCAD, Inc. (ICAD) Receives FDA Clearance for Its Digital Mammography System
6/21/2013 7:03:22 AM
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iCAD Receives FDA Approval for FujiFilm Aspire HD Digital Mammography System
NASHUA, N.H.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- iCAD, Inc. (ICAD), an industry-leading provider of advanced image analysis, workflow solutions and radiation therapy for the early identification and treatment of cancer, today announced approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use of the Company’s SecondLook® mammography computer-aided detection (CAD), on the next generation PowerLook Advanced Mammography Platform (AMP)™, for FujiFilm’s Aspire™ HD Full-Field Digital Mammography System.
“We are quite pleased to be able to expand our long standing partnership with market leader FujiFilm to offer customers our next generation mammography computer-aided detection platform, PowerLook Advanced Mammography Platform with FujiFilm’s family of Aspire HD Full-Field Digital Mammography Systems,” said Ken Ferry, CEO of iCAD. “This FDA approval further validates SecondLook Digital CAD with PowerLook AMP as a leading tool in cancer detection allowing us to deliver the most advanced and comprehensive imaging solutions to the radiology community.”
PowerLook AMP provides radiologists with the ability to customize their CAD solution to meet the needs of their individual work environment. The technology expands on iCAD’s SecondLook Digital algorithm and is the CAD platform upon which all future breast imaging CAD offerings from iCAD will be built. SecondLook’s CAD metrics offer industry-leading tissue and lesion characteristics to support the breast imager’s workflow. In addition, PowerLook AMP is the first product of its kind to integrate Matakina’s Volpara® Volumetric Breast Density assessment.
iCAD’s PowerLook AMP also provides the most powerful flexible DICOM connectivity solution, enabling universal compatibility with leading PACS and Review Workstations. Additional modules are expected to be released and integrated into PowerLook AMP in the future.
About iCAD, Inc.
iCAD is an industry-leading provider of Computer-Aided Detection (CAD) technologies, advanced image analysis, workflow solutions and radiation therapies for the early identification and treatment of common cancers. iCAD offers a comprehensive range of high-performance, upgradeable CAD solutions for mammography and advanced image analysis and workflow solutions for Magnetic Resonance Imaging, for breast and prostate cancers and Computed Tomography for colorectal cancer. iCAD’s Xoft System, offers radiation treatment for early-stage breast cancer that can be administered in the form of intraoperative radiation therapy or accelerated partial breast irradiation. The Xoft System is also cleared for the treatment of non-melanoma skin cancer and endometrial cancer. For more information, call (877) iCADnow, or visit www.icadmed.com.
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