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CT colonography CAD trial could quicken regulatory approval

April 24, 2008 CT colonography CAD trial could quicken regulatory approval H. A. Abella -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- A clinical study to determine computer-aided detection's value to CT colonography could save manufacturers time and money by speeding up the regulatory approval process. If proven successful, the approach could save thousands of lives each year by enhancing early colorectal cancer detection. ACR Image Metrix, the American College of Radiology's for-profit contract research organization (CRO), announced in January a contract with iCAD to conduct a study to determine the value of CAD for CT colonography exams. The Nashua, NH, company has already obtained FDA market approval for a mammography CAD system and is seeking approval for its CT colonography product.

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