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Database of wrist fractures should boost AI research
May 23, 2022 -- Efforts to develop artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms to help diagnose pediatric wrist fractures need a boost, say Austrian radiologists. To that end, they recently developed a large annotated public dataset of x-ray images and encourage its use in an article published May 20 in Scientific Data. Read More
Does AI technology pose a threat to radiologic technologists' jobs?
May 23, 2022 -- Global artificial intelligence (AI) expert Dr. Daniel Sodickson, PhD, has sought to allay fears that a "Wild West" of disruptive innovations and increased automation in the coming years could decimate the jobs of radiologic technologists. Read More
AI flags breast arterial calcification on mammography
May 23, 2022 -- Artificial intelligence (AI)-based analysis of screening mammography exams could enable personalized cardiovascular risk assessment for women, according to a talk at the Society of Breast Imaging/American College of Radiology symposium. Read More
FAPI-PET shows promise detecting biliary tract cancer
May 23, 2022 -- Fibroblast-activation protein inhibitor (FAPI)-PET imaging proved to be superior to current methods such as FDG-PET for staging patients with biliary tract tumors for surgery in a study published May 17 in Radiology. Read More
Smart noise cancellation takes image processing to new heights
May 23, 2022 -- Carestream Health's Eclipse Engine puts artificial intelligence (AI) into action -- driving measurable results through imaging intelligence, workflow intelligence, and analytics intelligence. Read More
Switching from CAD to AI improves performance of screening DBT
May 20, 2022 -- Radiologists saw an improvement after switching from computer-aided detection (CAD) to artificial intelligence (AI) to analyze digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) screening exams, according to a talk at the Society of Breast Imaging/American College of Radiology symposium. Read More
How to counter implicit bias in the radiology workplace
May 20, 2022 -- Radiologists can create more diverse, inclusive environments by recognizing implicit biases, suggested a May 19 presentation at the Society of Breast Imaging/American College of Radiology symposium in Savannah, GA. Read More
Black Americans in rural areas more likely to die of cancer
May 20, 2022 -- Black Americans living in rural settings are more vulnerable to dying of lung, prostate, breast, and colorectal cancer than their non-Black peers, even when sociodemographics and tumor characteristics are taken into account, according to a study published May 19 in JAMA Network Open. Read More
MRI shows sex differences in concussed children
May 20, 2022 -- MRI shows that the sex of a concussed child has bearing on how their symptoms manifest -- findings that could help clinicians better tailor treatment, according to research presented at the recent International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine meeting. Read More
Ultrasound gel: A slick way to keep surgery hair-free
May 20, 2022 -- Applying ultrasound gel to a patient's hair prior to craniofacial or maxillofacial surgery can contain tresses and prevent hair from invading a surgical site, according to a short communication published on May 15 in Advances in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Read More
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