Dr. Richard Ljuhar, company founder and CEO of the Austrian start-up company ImageBiopsy Lab / IB Lab GmbH, was interviewed in issue no. 27/2017 of the “profile” magazine.
Osteoporosis and osteoarthritis has become a general health problem in an increasingly aging society. An early diagnosis is crucial to enable the greatest possible treatment success. The Austrian start-up company ImageBiopsy Lab has developed a unique software that automatically analyzes the joint space widht on x-rays and creates a report.
The IB Lab Story: Early detection of Athrosis
This method is already used for the objective classification of knee arthrosis. Furthermore, the structures of the bone can be calculated, which allows the earliest possible detection of a disease and a more optimal control of the course. At the same time, the team around Dr. Richard Ljuhar is already working on the early detection of rheumatoid arthritis and osteoporosis. Supported by a software analysis tool of hand x-ray images of hip and spine. In doing so, they are already working closely with national and international research institutions.