The Diagnostic Imaging AI (artificial intelligence) focus page provides information, videos, podcasts, and the latest news about product developments, trial results, screening guidelines, and protocol guidance that touch on the development and use of AI across the healthcare continuum.
June 7th 2023
Five artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms for mammography assessment were better at predicting breast cancer risk over five years than the Breast Cancer Surveillance Consortium (BCSC) risk model, according to new retrospective research involving over 13,000 women.
Digital Mammography Meta-Analysis Suggests AI Performs as Well as RadiologistsMay 24th 2023
Six reader studies on digital mammography revealed a pooled sensitivity rate of 80.8 percent for stand-alone artificial intelligence (AI) in comparison to 72.4 percent for radiologist assessment while seven historic cohort studies showed a 75.8 percent pooled sensitivity rate for stand-alone AI versus 72.6 percent for radiologist interpretation of digital mammography.
Philips Introduces AI-Enhanced CT System for High-Volume Radiology Screening ProgramsMay 17th 2023
The artificial intelligence (AI)-enabled CT 3500 system reportedly reduces patient positioning time by 23 percent, improves low-contrast detectability by 60 percent and facilitates up to an 80 percent reduction in radiation dosing.
New Study Shows Viability of Adjunctive AI for Breast UltrasoundMay 8th 2023
Adjunctive use of an artificial intelligence (AI) software demonstrated nearly equivalent sensitivity and over 28 percent higher accuracy in comparison to radiologist assessment of breast ultrasound images for breast lesions, according to new research presented at the recent Society of Breast Imaging (SBI) conference.
Can Alternative MRI Techniques Help Enhance CyberKnife Treatment Imaging?May 4th 2023
In a review of the literature, this author discusses the viability of artificial intelligence (AI), parallel imaging, compressed sensing and simultaneous multi-slice excitation for improving the scan times and use of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to facilitate CyberKnife treatment.
What a New Study Reveals About AI, Bias and Mammography AssessmentMay 2nd 2023
Regardless of experience level, radiologists are likely to be affected by automation bias when utilizing adjunctive artificial intelligence (AI) for mammography interpretation, according to newly published research.
TeraRecon Launches AI-Powered Neuro SuiteApril 28th 2023
The artificial intelligence (AI)-powered Neuro Suite reportedly enables radiologists to access leading neurological AI algorithm solutions in the field, including the brain magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) segmentation capabilities of the Combinostics’ algorithm that can help differentiate degenerative pathologies such as Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.
Emerging AI Tool Improves Worklist Triage and CT Detection of Incidental Pulmonary EmbolismApril 21st 2023
In a new study involving over 11,700 chest computed tomography (CT) scans in oncology patients, adjunctive artificial intelligence software demonstrated a sensitivity rate of 91.6 percent for incidental pulmonary embolism (IPE) and reduced median detection and notification time for IPE-positive scans from multiple days to one hour for a radiology department at a comprehensive cancer center.
RapidAI Gets FDA Nod for AI Assessment of Non-Contrast CT for Acute Stroke TriageApril 18th 2023
Powered by artificial intelligence (AI), the Rapid NCCT Stroke modality is reportedly the first medical device to gain FDA 510(k) clearance for detecting suspected large vessel occlusion and intracranial hemorrhage based on assessment of non-contrast computed tomography (NCCT).
AI-Based Denoising Technique Achieves 76 Percent Reduction in Radiation Dosing for CT Lung Cancer ScreeningApril 11th 2023
New prospective research demonstrated that the combination of ultra-low-dose (ULD) computed tomography (CT) and an artificial intelligence (AI)-based denoising method offered a greater than 95 percent sensitivity rate for differentiating negative and actionable Lung-RADS category findings with significantly reduced radiation dosing.
Can AI Improve Triage of CT Pulmonary Angiography Exams for Acute PE?April 7th 2023
A recent study showed that artificial intelligence (AI)-based worklist reprioritization led to a mean reduction of 12.3 minutes in radiology report turnaround time for positive computed tomography pulmonary angiography (CTPA) exams that were positive for pulmonary embolism.
Study Finds AI More Effective Than Sonographer Interpretation of Cardiac Function on EchocardiogramsApril 5th 2023
Based on a review of 3,495 echocardiographic studies to evaluate left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF), researchers found that cardiologists changed initial artificial intelligence (AI) assessment 16.8 percent of the time and initial sonographer assessment 27.2 percent of the time.
Can ChatGPT Provide Appropriate Information on Mammography and Other Breast Cancer Screening Topics?April 5th 2023
Researchers found that ChatGPT offered appropriate responses to 22 out of 25 patient-oriented questions on mammography screening, dense breasts, BI-RADS scoring and other topics related to breast cancer screening and prevention.