NIH issues huge database of CT scans for AI testing
July 20, 2018 -- Following its recent release of a massive database of chest x-rays, the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) has now made nearly 10,600 CT scans publicly available to support the development and testing of artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms for medical applications.  Discuss
AI algorithm generates 'artificial' medical images
July 10, 2018 -- Researchers from Canada have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm capable of generating "artificial" x-ray images that look just like the real thing. The artificial images can be used to train other AI algorithms in analyzing real medical images.  Discuss
Can deep learning monitor lesions on F-18 NaF PET/CT?
July 5, 2018 -- Deep learning can classify bone lesions found on F-18 sodium fluoride (NaF) PET/CT exams, potentially enabling monitoring of individual lesions and faster interpretation times, according to research presented recently at the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging annual meeting in Philadelphia.  Discuss
How will machine learning affect radiology practice?
June 29, 2018 -- While some barriers still need to be cleared, machine-learning technologies are rapidly being developed for a variety of clinical applications in medical imaging and are poised to significantly affect radiology practice and patient care, according to an article published online June 26 in Radiology.  Discuss
Group uses AI to assess mammo interpretation bias
June 29, 2018 -- Researchers from Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Oak Ridge, TN, have used artificial intelligence (AI) technology to analyze how radiologists read mammograms, according to research published in the July issue of the Journal of Medical Imaging.  Discuss
SNMMI: AI enables stress-first SPECT MPI protocol
June 27, 2018 -- PHILADELPHIA - Artificial intelligence (AI) analysis of stress SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI) can be highly sensitive for all types of coronary artery disease, according to research presented Tuesday at the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) annual meeting.  Discuss
SNMMI: AI can predict survival in sarcoma patients
June 25, 2018 -- PHILADELPHIA - Artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms can help predict disease-free survival in patients with soft-tissue sarcoma, according to research presented on Sunday at the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) annual meeting.  Discuss
SNMMI: AI can avoid patient misidentification on PET/CT
June 25, 2018 -- PHILADELPHIA - Artificial intelligence (AI) software can accurately predict a patient's gender on PET/CT scans, a capability that could help to avoid patient identification errors in PACS, according to research presented on Saturday at the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) annual meeting.  Discuss
How should AI be used in breast ultrasound?
June 21, 2018 -- How can radiologists make the most of artificial intelligence (AI) software in breast ultrasound? By using the software concurrently during the interpretation process, according to research presented at the recent Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine annual meeting.  Discuss
AI algorithm registers MRI scans in under 1 second
June 20, 2018 -- Researchers have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm capable of registering MRI scans roughly 1,000 times faster than standard methods can, according to a poster presentation at the Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition event this week in Salt Lake City.  Discuss