Qure.ai’s Breathing Tube Placement Software Gains 510(k) Clearance

January 27, 2022

Qure.ai has gained 510(k) marketing clearance from the FDA for its qXR-BT artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm for assessing breathing tube placements.

The algorithm uses chest X-rays to help clinicians treating intubated patients to determine the placement of breathing tubes, giving a report on the tube’s position in less than a minute. This enables clinicians to decide if repositioning is needed.  

The algorithm is vendor-agnostic and is designed to work on both portable and stationary X-ray machines, the company said.

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