AI model helps improve breast ultrasound interpretation
June 1, 2023 -- An AI algorithm may assist radiologists in improving their performance on breast ultrasound and identifying early breast cancer, according to research published May 25 in eClinicalMedicine. Read More
Suboptimal ultrasound imaging leads to higher HCC risk
June 1, 2023 -- Patients that receive a substandard ultrasound visualization score have a higher risk of developing hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), according to research published May 30 in Radiology. Read More
Kidney ultrasound detects abnormalities in children with UTI
May 30, 2023 -- About one in five children with first febrile urinary tract infection (UTI) will have a urinary tract abnormality detected on ultrasound exams of the kidney, a Canadian meta-analysis published May 30 in JAMA Pediatrics found. Read More
CAD improves radiologists' breast ultrasound reading performance
May 26, 2023 -- Computer-aided diagnosis (CAD) can enhance the diagnostic performance of breast radiologists reading ultrasound exams and may reduce the incidence of benign breast biopsies, a study published May 24 in the American Journal of Roentgenology has found. Read More
AI shows perfect performance in invasive lobular carcinoma
May 23, 2023 -- An artificial intelligence (AI) decision-support system may help radiologists in diagnosing small invasive lobular carcinoma on breast ultrasound images, according to research published May 16 in Clinical Imaging. Read More
Focused ultrasound treatment could improve flushing of brain waste
May 19, 2023 -- A focused ultrasound treatment that uses microbubbles to amplify ultrasound's effects on the brain's blood vessels may be able to help mitigate brain diseases, according to research published May 15 in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Read More
Is AI, human system for follow-up imaging profitable?
May 18, 2023 -- A process for managing follow-up imaging exams that combines artificial intelligence (AI) and human interaction can improve safety while also improving the bottom line, according to research published in Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology. Read More
AI assistance helps senior, junior radiologists in thyroid imaging
May 17, 2023 -- Artificial intelligence (AI) could reduce time-based costs without sacrificing diagnostic accuracy when it comes to managing thyroid nodule findings from ultrasound images, suggest findings published May 16 in JAMA Network Open. Read More
O-RADS MRI effective for assessing adnexal mass malignancy risk
May 16, 2023 -- O-RADS MRI scoring is an effective way to assess malignancy risk in adnexal masses referred after inconclusive ultrasound results, but improvements are needed for the metric, according to a commentary published May 13 in European Radiology. Read More
Black, Asian women more at risk of uterine fibroids
May 11, 2023 -- Black and Asian women are disproportionately affected by the presence of uterine fibroids found on transvaginal ultrasound (TVUS) compared to other women, according to a study published May 10 in JAMA Network Open. Read More
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AI algorithm creates x-ray-like images from ultrasound scans

A team of Chinese researchers has developed an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm that creates x-ray-like images from ultrasound data. They describe how they are using the technique to visualize adolescent idiopathic scoliosis in a new paper. Read more