TBS iNsight (Osteo)

Medimaps Group

TBS iNsight (Osteo) is a product by Medimaps Group that predicts a patient’s risk for bone fracture to aid therapy decision and patient management. TBS iNsight (Osteo) is aimed at the departments of endocrinology, radiology, orthopedics, rheumatology, gyanecology and nephrology.
Product specifications Information source: Vendor
Last updated: Sept. 15, 2020
Product name TBS iNsight (Osteo)
Company Medimaps Group
Subspeciality MSK
Modality X-ray
Disease targeted Primary Osteoporosis, Secondary Osteoporosis
Key-features Trabecular Bone Score (TBS) calculation, fracture risk assessment (BMD T-score & FRAX adjusted with TBS), editable report
Suggested use Before: flagging acute findings
During: perception aid (prompting all abnormalities/results/heatmaps), interactive decision support (shows abnormalities/results only on demand), report suggestion
After: diagnosis verification
Data characteristics
Population All DXA scans of post menopausal women and patients with secondary osteoporosis
Input DXA 2-D images produced during a regular spine Bone Mineral Density (BMD) scan
Input format DXA Vendor specific format
Output Editable report with fracture risk score, table with quantified values
Output format PDF report
Integration Integration in standard reading environment (PACS), Stand-alone third party application
Deployment Locally on dedicated hardware
Trigger for analysis Automatically, right after the image acquisition, On demand, triggered by a user through e.g. a button click, image upload, etc.
Processing time < 3 sec
CE Certified, Class IIa
FDA 510(k) cleared, Class II
Market presence
On market since 2012
Distribution channels
Countries present (clinical, non-research use)
Paying clinical customers (institutes)
Research/test users (institutes)
Pricing model
Based on
Peer reviewed papers on performance

  • A Meta-Analysis of Trabecular Bone Score in Fracture Risk Prediction and Its Relationship to FRAX (read)

  • Bone Microarchitecture Assessed by TBS Predicts Osteoporotic Fractures Independent of Bone Density: The Manitoba Study (read)

Non-peer reviewed papers on performance
Other relevant papers