Fast. Accurate. Quantitative.

  • Scintillation Crystal and Silicon Photomultiplier
  • Delivered right to the patient
  • Machine learning meets precision medicine

Sometimes a simple idea is the best idea

The Lara® System

  • Patient Safety/Quality in Nuclear Medicine Injections
  • Immunotherapy assessment*
  • Palpable tumor assessment*
  • Parkinson’s Disease evaluation*
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis quantification*

*These applications have not been cleared or approved by the FDA and are limited by United States law to Investigational Use.

The first commercial application for this simple idea: Patient Safety

An infiltration is the misadministration of an injection intended for a patient’s vein. Lara provides quality control and quality assurance for nuclear medicine injections. So, patients know when they have been exposed to unintentional radiation and physicians know when images are compromised.

  • Published infiltration rate: 15.2%
  • Infiltrations reduce diagnostic sensitivity

Annually in the US:

18.5m
injections and growing rapidly
2.8m
infiltrated injections
200k+
patients harmed by infiltrations
It is extremely important to control the quality of the PET/CT scan, particularly when it has implications for monitoring response to therapy and the management of the patient. The Lucerno sensor can assess the quality of the injection process, removing at least one potential source of variability from the scan protocol.
David W. Townsend, PhD
Former Director, A*Star-NUS Clinical Imaging Research Centre and Professor of Radiology, National University of Singapore

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