Computer-aided detection (CAD) software acts as a second set of eyes to read imaging exams. TeraRecon introduced the first CAD system to help detect coronary artery stenosis from CT or MRI datasets in 2011. Its Centerline Crossline Analytics plaque analysis software gained FDA clearance in 2011, It automatically analyzes datasets to find the coronary vessels, then pinpoints areas of interest, such as severe coronary stenosis, with a dot.
Feature | March 19, 2012 | Kaavya Karunanithi, Frost & Sullivan research analyst
The TeraRecon time-volume analysis software shows myocardial perfusion in CT datasets. The color-coded myocardium shows areas of high and low contrast, similar to radiotracer PET and SPECT perfusion imaging.