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May 23rd 2023
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Could AI Enhance Early Detection of COVID-19 on Chest X-Rays?August 2nd 2022
Preliminary research revealed an area under the curve (AUC) of 85 percent for an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm in diagnosing COVID-19 on initial chest X-rays in comparison to a consensus 71 percent AUC for five radiologists.
Study Says AI Improves Sensitivity of Fracture Detection by 20 PercentJuly 6th 2022
The study, involving 500 patients, showed that artificial intelligence (AI) assistance enhanced fracture diagnosis on radiographs and reduced reading time for radiologists of varying experience levels.
Combatting Workplace Musculoskeletal Injuries in the Radiology CommunityJune 23rd 2022
Recognizing the significant potential for workplace injuries in the radiology field, these authors discuss the proactive benefits of optimal positioning and disruptions of static posture as well as a heightened management awareness of ergonomic solutions and potential issues in maneuvering mobile imaging units.
New Study Says Expansion of USPSTF Lung Cancer Screening Eligibility May be Reducing Racial DisparitiesJune 15th 2022
Emerging research shows a 14.5 percent increase among African Americans getting screened for lung cancer, which may be attributable to the United States Preventive Services Taskforce (USPSTF) lowering the minimum screening age to 50 and decreasing the smoking intensity screening threshold from 30 pack years to 20 pack years in March 2021.
Emerging Radiology Research May Shed Light on Blocked Fallopian TubesJune 8th 2022
Selective salpingography may provide enhanced assessment of fallopian tubes and fallopian tube recanalization could be a viable alternative to facilitate natural conception, according to new research from the Department of Radiology at the University of British Columbia.