Search Tag: Radiologists

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AI in radiology: Are radiologists ready to take up the challenge?

2018 22 May

Artificial intelligence, combined with supercomputing power, is increasingly impacting many areas in the practice of medicine. In particular, "the recent rapid advances in computer interpretation of images suggest that radiology will be affected sooner than most," says an article in press in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.Will machine... Read more

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Chest x-ray interpretation: radiographers and radiologists compared

2018 09 May

Chest x-rays (CXR) are one of the most frequently requested imaging examinations and are fundamental to many patient pathways. New research examining the diagnostic accuracy of CXR interpretation by reporting radiographers (technologists) shows they are able to interpret CXRs at a level comparable to consultant radiologists.Chest radiographs are a complex... Read more

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AI to enhance, not replace, radiologists' jobs

2018 02 Apr

Rapid advances in artificial intelligence, including deep learning, are a major factor behind improvements in medical image analysis. Some deep learning models have shown their ability to identify pathologies in radiological images such as bone fractures and potentially cancerous lesions, in some cases more reliably than an average radiologist.With... Read more

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Radiologists do not routinely report gadolinium deposition findings

2018 20 Mar

Radiologists do not routinely report gadolinium deposition findingsBrain deposition of gadolinium following the administration of gadolinium-based contrast agents (GBCAs) was initially reported in 2014, although its potential clinical implications remain unclear. Researchers have conducted an international survey of radiologists to determine their reporting... Read more

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ECR 2018: Radiologists talking to patients brings benefits

2018 13 Mar

Communicating radiological findings directly to patients following their MRI exam led to increased patient confidence in the radiology service, according to a study carried out at a private Swiss radiology clinic.Andreas Gutzeit, MD, of Hirslanden Klinik St. Anna Lucerne presented the research at the European Congress of Radiology, which was held in... Read more

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Reputation

2018 20 Feb

Taking control of your reputation has become far more complex in recent decades, with advanced technology presenting widespread opportunities. If well choreographed, use of the many tools, platforms and channels on hand can lead to significant strength, propelling your reputation; but if orchestrated badly, your online and offline involvement could actually... Read more

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Artificial intelligence and radiology: human-machine collaboration is key

2018 20 Feb

Human-machine collaboration is key.Should radiologists be buying into the hype about artificial intelligence? HealthManagement spoke to Prof.Paul Chang about AI, deep learning and the advantages of intellectual arbitrage.How are artificial intelligence (AI) and deep learning shaping radiology?In healthcare in general, and radiology in particular, we... Read more

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Quality and safety in radiology

2018 20 Feb

New book to provide a roadmap for optimisationIn a soon-to-be released book, experts offer their knowledge and guidance for optimising quality and safety in radiological practice.Summer 2018 will see the release of a monograph edited by Prof. Lluis Donoso Bach and Prof. Giles Boland. Quality and Safety in Imaging provides a roadmap for optimising quality... Read more

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Diagnostic imaging in sports medicine

2018 20 Feb

Radiologists collaborate with sports physicians for optimal performanceHow diagnostic imaging can be used in sports medicine and how different techniques can be used to assess muscle injuries.Diagnostic imaging in sports medicineAs muscle injuries represent more than thirty percent of sports injuries, with great implications for professional teams,... Read more

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Exchanging 'mammography' screening with 'breast cancer' screening

2018 20 Feb

No refunds or returns for advanced diseaseWithout a shift to a personalised breast cancer screening programme, participation rates in mammography screening may further decline.As i said goodbye to another Christmas season and headed to the mall and my local post office to exchange a gift with one that fits or is more apropos to my personal needs, I... Read more