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syngo CT Oncology

syngo CT Oncology provides a range of fully automated tools specifically designed to support physicians in the detection, segmentation, and evaluation of suspicious lesions including dedicated tools for lung, liver, and lymph node assessment. It also offers a fully automated follow-up protocol and features LungCAD (computer assisted detection) as a second reader tool for lung lesions. syngo CT Oncology also facilitates functional imaging offering fusion of PET with CT data.

Clinical Applications

More than 60% of CT exams are done in relation to cancer diagnostics, treatment and follow-up management. syngo CT Oncology in combination with low-dose CT spiral exams of the chest, abdomen, pelvis, etc., allows for detection, diagnosis, staging and follow-up of lung nodules, colon polyps, mediastinal lesions, liver lesions and lymph node primary involvement or metastasis.
   

Features

Image Display

  • Dual monitor (optional, 2nd monitor must be purchased separately)
  • Simultaneous display of up to eight data sets
  • Flexibly configurable 4-segment screen layout
  • 3D slab display for cine mode in Multiplanar Reconstruction or Maxium Intensity Projection techniques
  • 3D Volume Rendering imaging with highlighted findings
  • 3D volume-of-Interest display for the selected lesion


Workflow

  • Detection and segmentation of lesions – LungCAD – fully automated detection of lung nodules via computer assisted detection
  • Automated segmentation of suspicious lesions throughout the body
  • Dedicated segmentation tools for lung and liver lesions and lymph nodes
  • Quantitative analysis with fully automated calculation of lesion
  • Volume
  • RECIST and WHO parameters
  • Extension along axial direction
  • Longest 3D diameter
  • HU histogram of the nodule
  • Average and standard deviation of density in HU
  • Total tumor burden
  • Follow-up
  • Load a total of eight data sets from two different time points for follow-up or multiphase studies
  • Auto-registration of data sets
  • Auto-get counterpart lesion finding
  • Computer-generated growth rates


Image Fusion

  • Workflow
  • Quick first visual alignment with six degrees of freedom (3 x translation, 3 x rotation) with direct pan and zoom
  • Automatic registration based on mutual information considering similarity of volume data sets
  • Visualization
  • Side-by-side display of both data sets with all available rendering types such as MPR, MIP, MIP thin
  • 2D alpha blending in monochrome or pseudo-color with adjustable balance between the superimposed data sets to optimize representation
  • 2D alpha blending of thin and thick MPRs
  • Advanced alpha blending with definition of individual visibility thresholds for model and reference data set
  • Fusion of two datasets with MIP presentation
  • Support of Nuclear Medicine and PET data by displaying Standardized Uptake Values (SUV)
  • Pixel lens support on fused images; PET measurements and calculations are done in SUVs
  • Optimized direct windowing of both data sets with middle mouse button
  • Storage of fused result images as secondary capture images


Documentation and Reporting

  • Flexible, comprehensive reporting
  • Specific details such as the location, morphology, and characteristics of each lesion can be entered together with images
  • All information entered is saved as DICOM SR data
  • Different output formats (e.g. Excel, PDF and HTML)
     
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