The aims of the lab are to:

Maximise the available information from the image

Increase diagnostic confidence

Improve therapy and surgical planning

Improve communication of anatomy and physiology

Extract quantitative measures from images

Translate new image processing technology into clinical use

Launched in 2010...

The lab now analyses over 300 cases per month.
A team of radiographers and clinical scientists in the Medical Imaging and Medical Physics directorate at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals perform the image analysis alongside radiologists.