Riverain gets 510(k) for device placement software

By AuntMinnie.com staff writers

January 9, 2013 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared new software from Riverain Technologies that improves the clarity of conventional chest x-ray images and allows radiologists to confirm the proper placement of medical devices, according to the company.

ClearRead +Confirm increases contrast and suppresses the clavicles and ribs in x-ray images, removing obstacles that could be obscuring the visibility of feeding, drug delivery and pain management tubes, lines, and cardiac wires, Riverain said.

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