IB Lab KOALA™ Knee Osteoarthritis Labeling Assistant

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IB Lab’s diagnostic support tool KOALA uses deep learning technology for detecting radiographic signs of knee osteoarthritis and augments the reporting workflow. The AI-driven software solution KOALA detects the absence or presence of osteoarthritis according to the Kellgren & Lawrence grading system. IB Lab KOALA also provides precise and automated measurements of the minimum joint space width, along with the absence or presence of joint space narrowing, osteophytosis and sclerosis based on OARSI criteria for these parameters.

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Product Features:

Radiographic OA based on Kellgren & Lawrence Grading
  • Assessment on the absence/presence of radiographic OA based on Kellgren & Lawrence grade
  • Gold standard in clinical guidelines globally
  • Required by many insurances for coverage of arthroplasty
Radiographic features of OA based on OARSI grading
  • Assessments on the presence/absence of radiographic features of OA including Joint Space Narrowing, Sclerosis and Osteophytosis based on OARSI grading
  • Standardized radiological hallmarks of OA
  • Indicates early stages of disease for early intervention

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Reproducible Joint Space Measurements
  • Measurement of the minimal joint space width (JSW)
  • 4 positions measured, minimum of med/lat shown
  • Recommended imaging biomarker by the FDA as a structural endpoint in clinical trials of knee OA

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IB Lab KOALA highlights relevant clinical findings by applying the latest international medical standards to enable timely and accurate decision making. The findings are summarized in a visual output report, attached to the original x-ray image and saved automatically in the PACS system. IB Lab KOALA facilitates monitoring of disease progression by facilitating comparison of radiographic disease parameters over time.

Additionally, IB Lab KOALA enables:

  • Instant and verifiable decision making in difficult cases
  • Facilitates monitoring of knee osteoarthritis progression
  • Enhances diagnosing and reporting knee osteoarthritis according to the latest clinical guidelines
  • Empowers non-specialists to perform at the specialist level in detecting radiographic signs of knee osteoarthritis