Radiomics AI algorithm differentiates sclerotic bone lesions
April 1, 2021 -- A radiomics-based machine-learning model can differentiate bone islands and osteoblastic bone metastases on abdominal CT scans at a level comparable to an experienced radiologist, according to research published online March 30 in Radiology. Read More
AI, quantitative CT helps shed light on COVID-19 progression
March 30, 2021 -- Quantitative analysis with artificial intelligence (AI) of sequential CT exams in COVID-19 patients shows promise for standardized assessment and monitoring of disease progression, according to research published online March 25 in Scientific Reports. Read More
Can MRI help detect early periodontitis?
March 30, 2021 -- MRI may aid in the early detection of gum disease by showing periodontitis-linked changes in the jawbones of patients prior to bone defects occurring, according to a study published March 21 in the Journal of Clinical Periodontology. Read More
Are radiologists interpreting 3D images effectively?
March 26, 2021 -- Researchers investigating reader performance for 2D and 3D image localization tasks found that when observers scrolled through a 3D image, there was little evidence of integrating information in the scrolling direction, according to a new study. Read More
AI-based reconstruction speeds up quantitative volumetric MRI
March 17, 2021 -- Artificial intelligence (AI)-based image reconstruction enables significantly faster brain MRI scan times while maintaining quantification accuracy and enhancing image quality, according to research from imaging services provider RadNet. Read More
MRI radiomics can predict risk of breast cancer recurrence
March 15, 2021 -- Radiomics features on dynamic contrast-enhanced MRI exams can enable noninvasive predictions of the risk of breast cancer recurrence, according to research from Memorial-Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City. Read More
Machine-learning predicts complications from CT-guided biopsy
March 15, 2021 -- Machine-learning models can predict whether a CT-guided transthoracic biopsy will have complications and if so, how severe they will be, according to researchers from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. Read More
CTC is most effective way to detect advanced neoplasia
March 12, 2021 -- CT colonography (CTC) with a polyp size threshold of ≥ 10 mm is more effective than multitarget stool DNA and fecal immunochemical testing for diagnosing advanced neoplasia, according to a study published online March 11 in the American Journal of Roentgenology. Read More
Brainlab acquires reporting software firm Mint Medical
March 10, 2021 -- Image-guided therapy firm Brainlab has purchased radiology software developer Mint Medical in a deal aimed at broadening its oncology offerings and making radiology reports more automated and data-driven. Read More
Radiologists perform most lumbar puncture procedures
March 9, 2021 -- The percentage of lumbar puncture procedures performed in the U.S. by radiologists has grown significantly over the last 14 years, according to research from the Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute published in the March issue of the American Journal of Neurology. Read More