CerviSCAN - AI based Cervical Cancer Screening

CerviSCAN - Automated Solution for Screening of Cervical Cancer using AI, Robotics and Cloud Technologies

CerviSCAN is an indigenized system full ecosystem for screening of cervical cancer using methodologies of AI and Robotics which makes population screening for Cervical Cancer feasible. Through CerviSCAN, a suite of 7 products are developed which automates the screening workflow right from preparation of cervical smear to AI assisted diagnosis.

The System has been validated on on over 10,000 Patient cases across 4 premium cancer care centres of the country (1)ICMR-NICPR, Noida (2)Regional Cancer Centre, Thiruvananthapuram (3) Dr.BBCI, Guwahati and (4)ABV-Regional Cancer Centre, Agarthala.

CerviSCAN reduces screening cost significantly and improves the screening efficiency of human expert.
 

CerviSCAN Products

  • DigiSmearAS20x- AI powered Slide Digitizer
  • Digital Cytology Framework - Smart Pathologist Workflow
  • AI-PAP - AI Assisted PAP smear analysis system
  • RotoStainer - Robotic system for Slide Staining
  • KytoSpin - Mega Funnel Centrifuge
  • KytoFunnel- Funnel for Specimen Preparation
  • KytoClip - Clip to bind KytoFunnel & Glass slide

Brief Description

Cervical cancer caused 2,80,000 deaths annually worldwide. More than 70,000 of these occur in India. Absence of systematic PAP screening programs coupled with highly skewed ratio of trained cytologists in relation to huge population of our country makes it leading cause of cancer deaths in the India

Main uses and domain

  • Primary/Family Health centres.
  • Mobile Ophthalmology Units
  • Population screening camps

CerviSCAN Features

  • Complete Ecosystem for screening of Cervical Cancer
  • Cost effective Monolayer Smear Preparation Technique and Lab Automation Equipments.
  • RotoStainer with batch stain capacity of 96slides, programmable interfaces to adapt to different staining techniques.
  • High precision slide scanner to scan slides in X, Y and Z direction with real-time focus estimation.
  • User configurable scan mode selection to optimize scan quality and scan time.
  • Cloud Interface integrated with smart Cytology Workflow
  • Virtual Whole slide visualization with features for efficient diagnosis
  • Image Annotation and Sharing to peers.
  • Bethesda Report generation
  • AI Assisted Diagnosis by pre-selecting region of interest.

Features and Technical Specifications

  • Analyses cervical cells for precancerous lesions and classifies the slide as NEGATIVE or REVIEW. REVIEW slides are re-screened by an expert for final conclusion.
  • Automatically detects and removes biological artifacts
  • Supports standard Bethesda format for final reporting
  • Slide & Image level processing and automated batch processing
  • Able to screen out 60% of NEGATIVE cases thereby improving the screening efficiency while detecting 80% of positive cases with 93% accuracy in high grade lesions.
  • Printable formatted statistical reports in PDF & HTML
  • Configurable for multiple microscopes and users.
Platform required(if any)
  • Nil
Workstation
  • Core i5, 3 Ghz with 4GB RAM or better configuration
  • Monitor with 1920x1080 resolution
  • Windows 7 64 bit OS
  • Shall be provided along with the system
Workspace
  • Motorized table with height adjustment for mounting the fundus camera
  • Enclosed room with controlled lighting, so as not to interfere with the imaging
  • Infrastructural facilities for installing equipments
     

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Contact Details for Techno Commercial Information


DR ALEXANDER G
Group Head,
Health Informatics & Software Technology Group,
C-DAC,Thiruvananthapuram
email - alex@cdac.in