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IMAGING Management

RSNA 2019: AI Helps Find Signs of Heart Disease on Lung Cancer Screens

2019 04 Dec

  With the help of artificial intelligence (AI), researchers have developed a tool that automatically measures coronary artery calcium – an important marker of heart disease – on chest CT images, according to a study being presented this week at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).     You might also... Read more

Cardiology Management

CAC + carotid artery intima-media thickness for better stroke prediction

2018 13 Sep

Current guidelines suggest treatment for many individuals who may never develop a stroke. According to a new study, the combination of coronary artery calcification (CAC) and carotid artery intima-media thickness (CIMT) data could serve to further refine risk calculation for stroke prevention and may prioritise those in most need of statin therapy... Read more