History of computer-aided detection (CAD)
Already in the early 1960s, computers were being used to diagnose bone tumors.
This is a printout of a Xeroradiograph, showing a lesion with defining circle; by L.V. Ackerman and E.E. Gose, 1972.
In 1998, the Food and Drug Administration approved the first commercial CAD system for mammography screening.
For the analysis of 2D images, Siemens Healthineers introduced syngo MammoCAD to the market in 2007.
Today, computer-aided detection tools are widely used, for example, in reading of breast, lung, colon, neurological, and musculoskeletal images.
In 2018, the CE approval was given to iCAD and…
Source image: www.icadmed.com/powerlook-tomo-detection.html
…ScreenPoint Medical for their multivendor 3D solutions. FDA approval is expected by the end of the year.
Source image: www.screenpoint-medical.com/digital-breast-tomosynthesis