NEW YORK, Dec. 1 Medicsight PLC, a subsidiary ofMGT Capital Investments, Inc. (Amex: MGT), and an industry leader in thedevelopment of Computer-Aided Detection (CAD) and image analysis software,today announced that it will present a study abstract at the annual meeting ofthe Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) in Chicago on November 30 toDecember 5, 2008, the major radiology event of the year.
The presentation demonstrates that CAD increased the sensitivity for thedetection of colorectal cancers in multi-row detector CT (MDCT) colonography(CTC) and that when both expert and non-expert CTC readers used CAD itincreased their sensitivity in detecting colorectal cancers. Medicsight willpresent data from this study and from additional abstracts that demonstratethe clinical relevance of CAD in early detection of colorectal cancer.Medicsight will be showcasing its CAD products at both its partners' and itsown exhibition booths. Medicsight's booth number at RSNA is no. 4076 -- HallA, South Building.
About MGT Capital Investments, Inc.
MGT Capital Investments, Inc is a technology holding company that focuseson investments in the global healthcare information technology market. TheCompany has two subsidiaries, Medicsight PLC and Medicexchange PLC.
Medicsight PLC (AIM: MDST) is a UK-headquartered, research driven, leadingdeveloper of computer-aided detection (CAD) and image analysis software forthe medical imaging market. The CAD software automatically highlightssuspicious areas on computerized tomography (CT) scans of the colon and lung,helping radiologists to identify, measure and analyze potential disease andearly indicators of disease. Medicsight's CAD software has been validatedusing one of the world's largest and most population diverse databases ofverified patient CT scan data. Medicsight's ColonCAD(TM) and LungCAD(TM)software products are seamlessly integrated with the advanced 3D visualisationworkstations of several industry-leading imaging equipment partners.
Medicexchange PLC provides medical imaging professionals with a global webportal containing an online sales, jobs and information channel fordiagnostic, treatment and surgery planning solutions. This combined with avariety of relevant clinical papers, training materials and content givesthese professionals access to information and products that they otherwisewould have difficulty accessing.
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