TechConnect Innovation Program

Margin Assessment of Lumpectomy Specimens within the Surgical Suite

AccuMargin (a spinout of the University of Chicago), IL, United States

TECHNOLOGY SUMMARY

AccuMargin's 3D specimen imaging system enables workflow-friendly assessment of margins in real-time within the operating suite. Using proprietary algorithms, AccuMargin’s system enables a surgeon to visualize a lumpectomy specimen in 3D and assess whether margins are clean in order to improve clinical outcomes of breast conserving surgeries.

Primary Application Area: Medical Devices

Technology Development Status: Prototype

Technology Readiness Level: TRL 3

FIGURES OF MERIT

Value Proposition: Improved margin assessment will result in higher quality of care for women and decreased costs to the healthcare system through decreased need for re-operation surgeries.

SHOWCASE SUMMARY

Organization Type: Academic/Gov Lab

GOVT/EXTERNAL FUNDING SOURCES

Government Funding/Support to Date:

Primary Sources of Funding: Federal Grant

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