Med-Tech Innovation March 4, 2022
University Hospital Monklands has become the first hospital in the UK and one of the first in the world to pilot a technology using artificial intelligence (AI) and advanced imaging that could improve early diagnosis of pre-cancerous cells and cancer cells as part of its cervical screening programme.
Allan Wilson, consultant biomedical scientist at NHS Lanarkshire reviewing digital images of cervical smear slides using Hologic Genius Digital Diagnostics System technology
The pilot uses a digital cytology system, the Genius Digital Diagnostics System from women’s health company Hologic. For the pilot programme purpose, the system will create digital images of cervical smear slides from samples that have tested positive for Human Papilloma Virus (HPV). These images of test slides can...