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DRA Teams with iCAD Vivid Look for More Accurate Prostate Cancer Diagnosis

 

 

 

 

 

          DRA Teams with iCAD Vivid Look for More Accurate Prostate Cancer Diagnosis -Our new 3T MRI scanner in Middlebury is now outfitted with I CAD’s (Computer Aided Detection), advanced image analysis software used in the review of prostate MRI images.  The use of this advanced imaging tool helps physicians more accurately detect, localize, stage and treat prostate cancer.

Historically it has been difficult for physicians to image the prostate due to its complex vascularity and its location deep in the pelvic/abdominal cavity. 3T MRI with contrast can provide a more thorough diagnostic assessment.

iCAD’s VividLook analyzes all the MRI images and creates colorized maps based on how the contrast material flows into and out of the prostate gland.

DRA is excited to have this new technology in our imaging arsenal. It is our hope that it will provide more accurate imaging of the prostate gland giving urologists a more through diagnostic assessment which may give patients more treatment options.