Cartilage T2 Mapping


QUIBIM has developed a non-invasive post-processing application to obtain cartilage the T2 mapping of the femoral cartilage using AI to automatically segment the cartilage. T2 mapping helps depicting changes and abnormalities in the cartilage matrix.
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Last updated: March 10, 2020
Product name Cartilage T2 Mapping
Company QUIBIM
Subspeciality MSK
Modality MR
Disease targeted Osteoarthritis, Inflammatory disease, Cartilage quality, Degenerative disease, Sports-related diseases and conditions
Key-features Automatic cartilage segmentation, T2 Values
Suggested use Without interference of a radiologist: AI-only diagnosis
Data characteristics
Population Patients with degenerative or inflammatory diseases of the joints
Input MR 3D T2 Gradient Echo with high contrast between bone and cartilage T2 Multi-echo
Input format
Output One-page structured report: 3D reconstruction of the femoral cartilage, T2 cartilage histogram, T2 values per parcel
Output format DICOM Secondary Capture / PDF
Integration Integration in standard reading environment (PACS), Integration via AI marketplace or distribution platform, Stand-alone third party application, Stand-alone webbased
Deployment Locally on dedicated hardware, Locally virtualized (virtual machine, docker), Cloud-based, Hybrid solution
Trigger for analysis Automatically, right after the image acquisition
Processing time 1 - 10 minutes
Certified, Class IIa
No or not yet
Market presence
On market since 01-2019
Distribution channels
Countries present (clinical, non-research use) 2
Paying clinical customers (institutes) 5+
Research/test users (institutes) <5
Pricing model License
Based on Number of installations, Number of analyses
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