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Updated: July 8th, 2008 05:26 PM CDT

Imaging Company Siemens to Distribute iCAD System for Digital Mammography Market

Women's Health Weekly
via NewsEdge Corporation

2006 APR 6 - ( -- ICAD, Inc. (ICAD), a provider of computer aided detection (CAD) systems, and Siemens Medical Solutions, a provider of medical imaging and information technology (IT), have announced that Siemens will offer iCAD's TotalLook system as an option for use with its Mammomat NovationDR full-field digital mammography system, through Siemens global sales and distribution channels.

TotalLook, introduced by iCAD at the end of 2005, provides a film-to-digital product enabling transition from film to digital mammography.

This new technology assists radiologists in comparing breast images take over time to detect subtle changes that may be indicative of breast cancer. Siemens made the decision to offer the TotalLook system as an option for its digital mammography customers. Siemens also distributes iCAD's Second Look digital software for computer-aided detection of breast cancer.

TotalLook converts prior film images into a digital format for comparison with more recent images from digital mammography systems. It automatically adjusts the digitized images for correct display on Siemens' MammoReportPlus softcopy reporting workstation.

This article was prepared by Women's Health Weekly editors from staff and other reports. Copyright 2006, Women's Health Weekly via

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