Ultrasound AI helps solve real-world clinical problems
November 27, 2020 -- Artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms for ultrasound are helping to solve real-world clinical problems for end users, according to a new report from market research firm Omdia. AI is already helping ultrasound practitioners cope with strained resources.  Discuss
AI can detect COVID-19 quickly, accurately on x-rays
November 25, 2020 -- Within seconds, an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm can assess chest x-rays for the presence of COVID-19, enabling rapid screening and triage of patients arriving at hospitals for reasons other than the virus, according to research published online November 24 in Radiology.  Discuss
Deep learning gives a boost to CT image reconstruction
November 23, 2020 -- Deep learning-based image reconstruction algorithms can yield higher pediatric CT image quality and lower radiation dose than other conventional reconstruction techniques such as statistical-based iterative reconstruction (SBIR), according to research published online November 17 in Radiology.  Discuss
Radiomics enables prediction of invasive adenocarcinoma
November 19, 2020 -- A machine-learning algorithm based on radiomics features of pure ground-glass nodules on CT can yield a promising level of accuracy for differentiating noninvasive from invasive pulmonary adenocarcinoma prior to surgery, according to research published online November 10 in Clinical Radiology.  Discuss
Machine learning boosts chest CT's performance
November 18, 2020 -- Machine learning-based CT texture analysis software improves reader accuracy for assessing patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, interstitial lung diseases, or infectious diseases, according to a study published November 12 in the European Journal of Radiology.  Discuss
AI can opportunistically screen for metabolic syndrome
November 17, 2020 -- Artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms can enable screening for metabolic syndrome in individuals receiving abdominal CT exams for other reasons and who don't have symptoms of this dangerous condition, according to research published online November 10 in the American Journal of Roentgenology.  Discuss
How to work the virtual RSNA conference
November 13, 2020 -- Do you have a plan for RSNA 2020, now that it's virtual? It's going to be much different from past editions of radiology's showcase conference. Fortunately, the PACSman -- Michael J. Cannavo -- offers some tips on navigating the virtual meeting.  Discuss
New AI lab at UMass focuses on thoracic imaging
November 13, 2020 -- A new research laboratory at the University of Massachusetts (UMass) in Worcester, MA, has launched this week with the goal of developing, testing, and implementing artificial intelligence (AI) and radiomics methods for thoracic imaging applications.  Discuss
AI can quantify hematoma in hemorrhagic stroke patients
November 13, 2020 -- An artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm was able to segment and quantify hematoma on noncontrast whole-head CT scans in acute hemorrhagic stroke patients at an accuracy level comparable to that of an expert, according to research published online November 9 in Scientific Reports.  Discuss
Knowledge gap is an obstacle to AI implementation
November 10, 2020 -- Radiologists and radiographers are enthusiastic about incorporating artificial intelligence (AI) into their practices, but they often lack knowledge about how to do so, according to a study published October 29 in Academic Radiology.  Discuss