AI has opportunities for more acceptance in screening mammography
May 7, 2021 -- Artificial intelligence (AI) shows promise in screening mammography, but more is needed for it to earn wider acceptance in clinics and by patients, according to Dr. Emily Conant. Read More
'Mundane' AI poised to transform radiology
May 7, 2021 -- Deep learning may be the most publicized form of artificial intelligence (AI) in radiology, but a mundane form of AI may soon be more prominent, according to a presentation on May 5 at AuntMinnie.com's Spring 2021 Virtual Conference: Advances in AI. Read More
Machine learning plus CT boosts prediction of major coronary events
May 7, 2021 -- Combining machine learning with coronary CT angiography to assess cardiovascular health may improve clinicians' ability to predict a patient's risk of future adverse events like unstable angina, according to a presentation delivered at the recent American Roentgen Ray Society meeting. Read More
'3D amplified' MRI technique shows how the brain moves
May 6, 2021 -- A new MRI technique called 3D amplified MRI (3D aMRI) can visualize brain motion in real-time, offering a noninvasive way to assess and track brain disorders, according to two studies published May 5 in Magnetic Resonance in Medicine and Brain Multiphysics. Read More
Carbon-11 PET tracer appears safe for colon cancer detection
May 6, 2021 -- PET imaging with a carbon-11 glutamine radiotracer appears to be a safe and effective method for detecting metastatic colorectal cancer, according to a first-in-human study of the radiotracer published April 30 in the Journal of Nuclear Medicine. Read More
MIDRC offers support for COVID-19 AI
May 5, 2021 -- A project called the Medical Imaging and Data Resource Center (MIDRC) is offering key support for the development of artificial intelligence (AI) for the diagnosis and treatment of COVID-19, according to a presentation delivered May 5 at the AuntMinnie.com Spring 2021 Virtual Conference. Read More
Can AI reduce mammography, DBT workload for radiologists?
May 5, 2021 -- An artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm could sharply decrease radiologist workload for screening mammography and digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) exams without hurting sensitivity, according to research published online May 5 in Radiology. Read More
Lung ultrasound can determine care needs for COVID patients
May 5, 2021 -- Bedside lung ultrasound can determine whether or not COVID-19 patients need admission to intensive care units (ICUs), according to research from Brazil published May 3 in Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology. Read More
Burnout looms larger for third-year residents
May 5, 2021 -- Radiology residents experience heightened depersonalization throughout most of their training, yet they may face their toughest battle against burnout in their third year, according to research in the May issue of the Journal of the American College of Radiology. Read More
Radiology groups can prepare now to implement the No Surprises Act
May 4, 2021 -- The No Surprises Act will become effective January 1, 2022. This is the first federal regulation protecting patients from receiving unexpected bills, and Rebecca Farrington of Healthcare Administrative Partners explains what it means for radiology practices. Read More
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