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Executive Summary

Company plans to file a 510(k) for the VeraLook computer-aided detection system for computed tomography (CT) colonography late this month or in April. iCAD previewed the investigational system at the European Society of Radiology annual meeting in Vienna March 6-10. The device can automatically identify polyps and streamline the image reading process, firm says. Data from a National Cancer Institute study published last fall supports using CT colonography, a non-invasive alternative to colonoscopy, as a screening option in cancers 10 mm or larger, but use of the technology may be limited by its cost (1"The Gray Sheet" Sept. 22, 2008, p. 21)

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