ProFound AI for Digital Breast Tomosynthesis


The concurrent-read, cancer detection and workflow solution from iCAD analyzes each tomosynthesis image, detecting both malignant soft tissue densities and calcifications.
Built on deep-learning and artificial intelligence technology, ProFound AI for breast tomosynthesis assists radiologists in addressing the challenges of reading tomosynthesis.

Formerly branded as PowerLook Tomo Detection 2.0
Product specifications Information source: Vendor
Last updated: June 21, 2022
Product name ProFound AI for Digital Breast Tomosynthesis
Company iCAD
Subspeciality Breast
Modality Mammography
Disease targeted Breast cancer
Key-features Malignancy detection, calcification detection, certainty scoring, case scoring
Suggested use Before: adapting worklist order
During: perception aid (prompting all abnormalities/results/heatmaps)
Data characteristics
Population Asymptomatic screening population
Input 3D Digital Breast Tomosynthesis
Input format DICOM
Output Leasion score with segmentation overlay, case score, choice in operating point (high/med/low)
Output format DICOM Structured Report, GSPS, Secondary Capture
Integration Integration in standard reading environment (PACS), Stand-alone third party application, Provides case score in worklist when applicable
Deployment Locally on dedicated hardware
Trigger for analysis Automatically, right after the image acquisition
Processing time 1 - 10 minutes
Certified, Class IIa , MDD
510(k) cleared, Class II
Market presence
On market since 03-2018
Distribution channels Arterys, RMS Medical Devices, Sectra Amplifier Store, GE and local Distributors
Countries present (clinical, non-research use) 25
Paying clinical customers (institutes) 1300
Research/test users (institutes) 30+
Pricing model
Based on
Peer reviewed papers on performance

  • Using artificial intelligence in the diagnosis of breast cancer: First results after implementation in a radiology department of a breast clinic (read)

  • Retrospective comparison between single reading plus an artificial intelligence algorithm and two-view digital tomosynthesis with double reading in breast screening (read)

Non-peer reviewed papers on performance

  • Artificial Intelligence for Digital Breast Tomosynthesis - Reader Study Results (read)

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