How It Works
Heat Diffusion Imaging
The new functional imaging modality developed by HT BioImaging is based on heat diffusion. After a focused heatwave is sent to the tissue, the unique algorithm views biological tissue as a filter and measures its heat diffusion response by signal analysis, computer vision, and AI, giving each 0.1mm spot a probability of being cancerous or not. It thus can be used to distinguish between cancer and other pathologies such as pre-cancer, benign growths, or necrosis at very early stages.
The HTOscan is an In-human oncology tool to detect cancer at the point of care and operating rooms. Our first medical indication is a 510k Oral cancer application. Future medical indications are Cervical, Skin, prostate, colon, and an intraoperative tool for navigation and margin detection and mapping at the OR. HTOScan has been tested on 100 patients in a clinical trial (USA & Israel) showing above 90% accuracy in detecting cancer.
According to The Veterinary Cancer Society, cancer is the leading cause of death in 47% of dogs, especially dogs over age ten, and 32% of cats. Currently taking a biopsy is the only existing diagnosis procedure. However, a biopsy is an invasive, expensive procedure for the owner, also involving lab testing and analysis waiting time. Real-time diagnosis can help the veterinarian provide a better service and reduce anxiety for the owner. HT BioImaging has developed a handheld device for the veterinarian to screen and detect cancer that currently does not require invasive procedures.
HTScan has been tested on 100 human patients and above 100 pets (dogs & cats) in a clinical trial (USA & Israel) showing above 90% accuracy in detecting cancer.