Mammography Module

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eRAD's upgraded, Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-cleared Mammography Module includes a full feature set for breast imaging and integration with eRAD PACS (picture archiving and communications system). With this product, eRAD — a subsidiary of RadNet Inc., a provider of standards-based, Web-centric radiology image and data management solutions — eliminates the need for a dedicated mammography workstation and provides significant gains in efficiency for radiologists. eRAD enables multiple modalities: computed tomography (CT), ultrasound, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), mammography and tomosynthesis to be viewed side-by-side on the same workstation from anywhere, whether reading from the LAN or WAN.  eRAD technology is optimized to handle the storage capacity, archive costs and distribution infrastructure necessary to support tomosynthesis, enabling imaging groups to provide this innovative modality to patients and find early curable breast cancers. With an eRAD solution, comparison studies — priors for that day's appointments, for example — can be pre-staged on a specific workstation for faster reads even if those studies are archived in a third-party system. Productivity gains are achieved not only by multi-modality reads from the same workstation but also with features designed specifically for breast imaging workflow, such as industry standard preset mammography layouts, mirrored image linking, anatomical grayscale inversion, tomo cine and configurable keyboard, mouse and keypad macros that enable users to further customize and replicate the behavior of a dedicated workstation. Skin-line detection enables users to auto-position a full resolution image according to anatomy or image area. Flexible custom layouts can be set to initialize together so users can toggle quickly between multiple views. eRAD's Mammography Module also delivers advanced diagnostic tools. Along with CAD support (with configurable archiving for CAD objects) and image manipulation tools, eRAD delivers the optional AIE Image Enhancement Module to assist in visualizing and evaluating subtleties in digital mammograms. Accuracy is improved by AIE's sophisticated processing algorithms, which enhance the clarity of abnormalities in dense breast tissue. Integrated mammography tracking is available and provides another uptick in efficiency as well as a means of building patient relationships.