News | March 09, 2009

TeraRecon's Cardiac CT Solution Shows Increased Performance

March 9, 2009 - A study, presented at the 21st European Congress of Radiology, comparing the performance of TeraRecon’s Aquarius iNtuition solution with a competitor’s solution for assessment of Cardiac CT studies, concluded that TeraRecon’s solution increased performance with less operator interaction.

Differences in performance and efficiency were determined via a detailed analysis of Cardiac CT interpretations being performed on each system. Professor Biagio Merlino of the Policlinico Gemelli in Rome, Italy presented a study comparing the performance of the TeraRecon Aquarius iNtuition solution with that of a widely-used competing workstation from a vendor headquartered in the Midwestern U.S., during Scientific Session SS-203 on Friday March 6 th, 2009.

The study, “Impact of advanced reconstruction and workflow techniques on coronary CT diagnostic and productivity performance: A prospective study”, found evidence that TeraRecon’s Aquarius iNtuition solution delivered substantially increased performance with less operator interaction. These findings were established through the use of various robust techniques, including video-taping of users and time-and-motion studies of their interaction with the two software systems.

The study reported that “A total of 82 CT data sets ... were randomly evaluated by 2 experienced observers using two different 3D WS systems”, and that the Aquarius iNtuition system was “slightly faster in loading and rendering data and more effective in managing progressive processing steps due to the optimized integration in the GUI environment (22% reduced time, p The study found that “the need for the radiologist to review initial recon data was also lower... mostly due to the easiness to correct data ‘on-the-fly’ during recon and view them even from thinner network client. Overall time from scanner to report was 23 minutes for TeraRecon, 38 minutes for WS-B (p

In conclusion, the study reported: “Fast scanners provide huge amounts of data, whose management is critical for overall performance and productivity. Improvement of hardware, but especially more powerful and refined software solutions are the major determinant of coronary CT success.”

The abstract for this presentation may be accessed on-line via the European Society of Radiology’s web site www.myesr.org, under ECR 2009 Scientific Sessions number SS-203, presentation B-129. Or by following this link: http://tinyurl.com/b8qnb3

For more information: www.terarecon.com

Related Content

3D Systems Announces On Demand Anatomical Modeling Service
Technology | Medical 3-D Printing | June 18, 2018
3D Systems announced availability of its new On Demand Anatomical Modeling Service. This new service provides a wide...
Technology | Orthopedic Imaging | June 13, 2018
EOS imaging announced it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its hipEOS...
Reduced hippocampal volume on MRI

This figure shows reduced hippocampal volume over the course of 6 years as seen on progressive volumetric analysis and also coronal MRI evaluations (arrows).Progressive volume loss in the mesial temporal lobe on MRI is a characteristic imaging feature of AD. This patient was a case of Alzheimer’s Dementia.

 

News | Neuro Imaging | June 12, 2018
According to a UCLA Medical Center study, a new technology shows the potential to help doctors better determine when...
FDA Issues Proposed Order to Reclassify Certain Radiological Medical Image Analyzers
News | Computer-Aided Detection Software | June 01, 2018
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is issuing a proposed order to reclassify certain radiological medical...
Researchers Use Radiomics to Overcome False Positives in Lung Cancer CT Screening
News | Advanced Visualization | May 29, 2018
A team of researchers including investigators from Mayo Clinic has identified a technology to address the problem of...
Intelerad Launches AI Initiative for Imaging Workflow Intelligence and Analytics
News | Artificial Intelligence | May 29, 2018
Intelerad Medical Systems announced the launch of its artificial intelligence (AI) initiative along with the expansion...
EnvoyAI, TeraRecon and Insignia Bringing Artificial Intelligence to U.K. Customers
Technology | Advanced Visualization | May 11, 2018
EnvoyAI announced a new integration with Insignia Medical Systems’ InSight PACS (picture archiving and communication...
iSchemaView Receives FDA Clearance for Rapid CTA
Technology | CT Angiography (CTA) | May 01, 2018
Cerebrovascular imaging analysis company iSchemaView received final clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug...
Nemours Children's Health System Uses 3-D Printing to Deliver Personalized Care
News | Medical 3-D Printing | April 25, 2018
Nemours Children’s Health System, a Florida-based health system with locations in six states,  is now using in-house...
Radiologist Uses Virtual Reality as Interventional Radiology Teaching Tool

Ziv Haskal, M.D., of the University of Virginia Health System, steps into virtual reality. Image courtesy of Josh Barney, UVA Health System

News | Interventional Radiology | March 27, 2018
Physicians, trainees and even laypeople can now stand right beside an expert radiologist as he performs one of the most...
Overlay Init