Navigation Links
New Software for Improving the Analysis of OCT Images
Date:12/20/2010

PINE BROOK, N.J., Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Diopsys, Inc. today announced the development of software that uses existing Spectral Domain Optical Coherence Tomography (SD-OCT) images to assist ophthalmologists and optometrists in diagnosing retinal and optic nerve disease such as glaucoma.  

SD-OCT is an imaging technique used to provide ophthalmologists and optometrists thickness measurements of the Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer (RNFL) which can help them diagnose diseases like glaucoma. However, this thickness can be unduly influenced by retinal vessels and other factors within the RNFL.

The new software (Diopsys® CORDA™) works by analyzing the internal structure of the RNFL through discrimination of its different components.  As a result, ophthalmologists and optometrists get a more accurate reading of the RNFL health from their OCT images, and can more precisely diagnose and track diseases.  This software will also help detect vision disorders earlier so that patients can begin treatment sooner.

According to literature, current thickness algorithms in OCT technology may overestimate sectors with focal defects in the RNFL causing this layer to look more substantial.  Using the new software, ophthalmologists and optometrists will be able to hone in on just the structure that is damaged by glaucoma. "The Diopsys® CORDA™ software was developed not only for diagnosing glaucoma and its progression, but also for the evaluation of other ophthalmic conditions like ischemic and inflammatory optic neuropathies," says Alberto Gonzalez Garcia, M.D., neuro-ophthalmologist and Research Director at Diopsys, Inc.

Because Diopsys® CORDA™ works with all existing SD-OCT images including those from Carl Zeiss, Meditec, Heidelberg Engineering, Optovue and Topcon devices, the accuracy and clinical value of these OCT machines are improved without having to purchase new hardware.

About Diopsys

Diopsys, Inc. (http://www.diopsys.com) is a medical instrumentation company dedicated to delivering high-quality, cost-effective preventative health care.  The company specializes in the development and marketing of patient-friendly, non-invasive diagnostic vision testing equipment.  Diopsys has developed and markets the patented Enfant® Pediatric Vision Testing System, a device used by pediatricians in testing for visual deficits, including amblyopia, in children as young as six months of age. Diopsys also developed and markets the Diopsys® NOVA-DT (Diagnostic & Tracking), Diopsys® NOVA-TR (Transient Response) and Diopsys® NOVA-DN (Diseases of the Optic Nerve)  Vision Testing Systems utilized by ophthalmologists and optometrists for the detection, diagnosis and treatment of vision disorders.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Diopsys, Inc.
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. ACRIN Study Endorses Virtual Colonoscopy - Validation for Colon CAD Software Maker Medicsight plc
2. Physicians Will Benefit from Medical Software Advice Website
3. New CoMotion(R) Trials Software by General Dynamics Enables Rapid, Interactive Sharing of Real-time Data for Clinical Trials
4. Velos, Inc. Releases Software to Support Cancer Centers With New Workflow and Content for NCI Clinical Trials Reporting Program
5. Leading Medical Device Provider Chooses TrackWise(R) Software to Optimize Customer Complaint Handling
6. Free 2D/3D Advanced Visualization Software for CT and MRI Now Available From FiatLux Imaging
7. EDI Health Group Partners With Orthoease to Incorporate Claims Processing Into Companys Robust Practice Management Software
8. SSL International plc Embraces TrackWise(R) Software for Global Quality and Compliance Efforts
9. New Hologic SecurView(R) DX Diagnostic Workstation Software Streamlines Workflow, Improves Radiologist Productivity
10. DATATRAKs eClinical(TM) 9.0 Software Release furthers Vision of DATATRAK ONE(TM)
11. McAllister Software Systems, Inc. and IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. Announce Availability of the IDEXX VetLab(R) Station InterLink(TM) Connection to AVImark(R) 2010
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/24/2016)... May 24, 2016 Een app ... zodat zij collectief patiënten kunnen behandelen, hun kennis kunnen ... idee achter de nieuwe en revolutionaire MDLinking App, ontwikkeld ... Nederlandse vaatchirurg dr. Hans Flu en oncologisch chirurg dr. ... inmiddels beschikbaar is, wordt op dinsdag 24 mei officieel ...
(Date:5/23/2016)... May 23, 2016 Global Paclitaxel ... pages, profiles 12 companies and the Paclitaxel analysis in ... on the industry and its players. This ... in nature, details the current state of the industry ... definitions, classifications, applications and industry chain structure. The Paclitaxel ...
(Date:5/23/2016)... , May 23, 2016 Transparency ... " Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency Market - Global Industry Analysis, ... ." According to the report, the exocrine pancreatic insufficiency ... 8.3% from 2015 to 2023 to reach US$2.85 Bn ... a condition characterized by the deficiency of the exocrine ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:5/25/2016)... FREMONT, CA (PRWEB) , ... May 25, 2016 , ... ... Most Promising Pharma and Life Sciences Tech Solution Providers list of 2016 by CIOReview. ... Most Promising Pharma and Life Sciences Tech Solution Providers 2016 has been concluded with. ...
(Date:5/25/2016)... ... 25, 2016 , ... The World Molecular Imaging Society (WMIS) ... The focus of ADDMI-IG will be geared towards how using molecular imaging can ... ADDMI-IG WMIS will provide a platform for productive discussions about the implementation of ...
(Date:5/25/2016)... ... May 25, 2016 , ... DKT International, ... the developing world, is pleased to release their 2015 global impact data. In ... pregnancies, almost 14,000 maternal deaths and 3.8 million unsafe abortions across 21 countries ...
(Date:5/25/2016)... ... May 25, 2016 , ... Afrimesure specializes in ... and pharmaceutical, to food and HVAC facilities. Their knowledgeable staff also takes care ... For medical applications, Afrimesure offers a variety of MadgeTech systems available for sterilization ...
(Date:5/25/2016)... ... May 25, 2016 , ... Casa Velas, an adults-only boutique hotel ... stones to complement its new wellness suites . The two 1,350 sq. ft. ... plethora of special services and insuite amenities, from a custom soap selection and in-suite ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):