Imaging findings help AI algorithm detect physical child abuse
March 19, 2021 -- A deep-learning algorithm that includes analysis of imaging reports can identify children who have been physically abused, according to research published online March 18 in the Journal of Pediatric Surgery. Read More
AI identifies orthopedic implant make, model on radiographs
March 19, 2021 -- Artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms can automatically identify orthopedic implant models on radiographs, aiding in preoperative planning of revision arthroplasty, according to a U.K. study published March 17 in Radiology: Artificial Intelligence. Read More
PET/MRI study looks at head injuries and Alzheimer's disease
March 18, 2021 -- PET/MRI showed in a recent study that a loss of cognitive function in older people due to head injuries that knocked them unconscious earlier in life was unrelated to pathology associated with Alzheimer's disease. Read More
'Frankenstein' datasets, other flaws hamper COVID-19 AI studies
March 17, 2021 -- Promising results were reported in 2020 for many artificial intelligence (AI)-based image analysis algorithms for COVID-19 applications. But none of these reports are sufficient to support the readiness of AI for clinical use, according to a new U.K. 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
AI can guide POCUS exams by novice users in the COVID ICU
March 16, 2021 -- With help from artificial intelligence (AI) technology, novice users can acquire high-quality bedside cardiac point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) exams in the COVID-19 intensive care unit (ICU), according to a recent article in JACC: Case Reports. 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
AI algorithm could aid radiologists in evaluating chest CT exams
March 12, 2021 -- Artificial intelligence (AI) software could be a valuable tool for radiologists reading chest CT exams, particularly in identifying often-underreported cardiovascular findings, according to research published online March 10 in Academic Radiology. Read More
AI can triage DBT exams for priority review
March 12, 2021 -- Artificial intelligence (AI) software may help reduce the workloads of breast imagers by helping them focus on the digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) exams that are most likely to have cancer, according to research presented at ECR 2021. Read More
AI reduces FDG dose on PET imaging
March 12, 2021 -- An artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm can process F-18 FDG PET exams acquired at two-thirds of the standard radiopharmaceutical dose and produce diagnostically effective images, according to a study published March 9 in EJNMMI Physics. Read More