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AI algorithm to compete in junior radiologist image quiz

2019 02 Mar

An AI algorithm could help radiologists prioritize the review of critical cases   It’s a cold and frosty day in Vienna as junior radiologists sit down for the annual junior image interpretation quiz. It’s one of the main attractions at the European Congress of Radiology (ECR) and this year is no exception. Six experts in the field each... 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... Read more

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Lung Ultrasound Safer Than Chest X-ray For Pneumonia in Children

2016 14 Apr

Lung ultrasound is portable, less costly and safer than chest X-rays when diagnosing pneumonia in children, according to a study conducted at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, results of which were published in the medical journal Chest . Pneumonia is the leading cause of death in children worldwide, according to the World Health Organisation... Read more