Search Tag: MRI

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AI can improve medical imaging access

2019 20 Feb

Executive Summary Radiology plays an important role in patient screening, diagnosis, treatment guidance, monitoring and follow-up. The sad thing is that two-thirds of the world's population has no access to basic radiologic services. In the case of computer tomography (CT) for example, 14% of low-income countries have at least one CT equipment... Read more

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Future of ultrasound Ed: gamification & VR

2019 13 Feb

Executive Summary Prof. Paul Sidhu , President of the European Federation of Societies for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology ( EFSUMB ), shares with Healthmanagement.org a preview of his presentations at the forthcoming ECR 2019 .  The use of ultrasound simulation models as tools in training and education is among the important... Read more

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Latest AI applications in breast imaging

2019 06 Feb

Executive Summary In this article to appear in HealthManagement the Journal on 22 February 2019, authors Jonas Teuwen , Nikita Moriakov and  Ritse Mann present a review of some state-of-the-art applications of artificial intelligence ( AI ) on mammography and magnetic resonance imaging ( MRI ). While computer aided imaging is not... Read more

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Growing student interest in radiology amidst AI fears

2019 06 Feb

The importance of artificial intelligence ( AI ) is ever increasing in healthcare, especially in enhancing the accuracy of diagnostic tools and disease risk predictive models. Radiology is said to be among the medical specialities most primed to incorporate AI into clinician workflow. It's no wonder that conversations about AI replacing radiologists... Read more

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Imaging and intensive care medicine

2019 24 Jan

An evolving partnership A major evolution is underway involving critical care and imaging.  The intensive care patient population is changing. Increasingly intensive care units (ICUs) are treating older patients, with more comorbidities, and variable prognosis, at a time when family expectations are different and often with higher expectations... Read more

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MRI effectively monitors liver fat in obese patients

2018 18 Dec

Monitoring liver fat levels in obese patients who undergo weight loss treatments with MRI is noninvasive and safe, according to a new study published by the Radiological Society of North America. In the United States more than two-thirds of the populations adults are overweight or obese, with conditions associated with obesity steadily becoming... Read more

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Facebook and NYU fastMRI project: largest-ever open source dataset using AI for 10X faster MRI’s

2018 04 Dec

In what is the largest public release of raw data to this day, the NYU School of Medicine’s Department of Radiology and Facebook join forces on a collaborative research project that will share open source tools to propel the development of AI systems that may produce 10 times faster MRI scans. More than 1.5 million anonymised MR images of the knee,... Read more

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#RSNA18: MRI finds depression and anxiety brain pattern

2018 27 Nov

In a study presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) in Chicago, researchers have uncovered a common pattern of structural similarities and differences in the brains of people suffering from depression and social anxiety using MRI. The study compared major depressive disorder (MDD) and social anxiety... Read more

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#RSNA18: AI may help reduce MRI gadolinium dose

2018 27 Nov

In a study presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) in Chicago, researchers using artificial intelligence have developed a deep learning algorithm that may lead to the reduction of the gadolinium dose used in contrast material for MRI exams. “There is concrete evidence that gadolinium deposits in the brain... Read more