AI can predict breast cancer molecular subtypes on MRI
February 6, 2019 -- Can an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm identify the molecular subtype of breast cancer from breast MRI as accurately as genetic testing? Not yet, but a deep-learning model offers considerable potential, according to research published online January 31 in the Journal of Digital Imaging.  Discuss
Russian AI detects lung cancer on CT in 20 seconds
February 4, 2019 -- Researchers from Russia have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) program called Doctor AI-zimov that is capable of identifying and marking lung nodules -- some as small as 2 mm -- on CT scans in under 20 seconds.  Discuss
Funding for imaging AI companies tops $1.2B
February 1, 2019 -- Investor money continues to surge into start-up companies that are developing artificial intelligence (AI) solutions for medical imaging. But the nature of those investments is beginning to change as the AI market develops, according to Simon Harris of U.K. market research firm Signify Research.  Discuss
AI can detect, localize fractures on wrist x-rays
January 31, 2019 -- An artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm can both detect and show the position of fractures on wrist radiographs with a high level of sensitivity and specificity, according to research published online January 30 in the inaugural issue of the RSNA's new Radiology: Artificial Intelligence journal.  Discuss
RSNA publishes 1st issue of new AI publication
January 30, 2019 -- The RSNA on January 30 published the first issue of its new Radiology: Artificial Intelligence online journal. The publication will feature emerging applications of machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) in imaging across multiple disciplines.  Discuss
AI reveals cause of transient ischemic attack symptoms
January 29, 2019 -- An artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm that analyzed free text in patient reports was better than existing risk models in predicting which symptomatic individuals were actually experiencing a transient ischemic attack, according to research published online January 17 in Stroke.  Discuss
Attending radiologists need to bone up on AI
January 28, 2019 -- To help ensure that medical students will still find radiology appealing, attending radiologists in academic departments need to stay informed about artificial intelligence (AI) technology and the exciting potential it offers for the specialty, according to an editorial published online January 24 in Academic Radiology.  Discuss
Stanford launches huge dataset of chest x-rays for AI
January 25, 2019 -- Researchers from Stanford University have released a massive dataset of more than 224,000 chest x-rays to be used for the development of artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms. The group has also launched a competition for developers of AI algorithms to test their models.  Discuss
CAD boosts reader performance for breast ultrasound
January 25, 2019 -- Using computer-aided diagnosis (CAD) with breast ultrasound improves the diagnostic performance of both less-experienced and experienced breast imagers, according to a study by researchers from South Korea that was published in the January issue of Medicine.  Discuss