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Researchers Probe Reliability of CT in COVID-19 Diagnosis

2020 28 Apr

Amidst the dreaded COVID-19 pandemic, radiologists are racing to figure out how medical imaging can be of help in screening or speeding up diagnosis of people with infection.   While some recent studies suggested the use of computed tomography (CT) for COVID-19 diagnosis, an article in The Lancet urges caution and encourages using existing... Read more

Google & Northwestern: AI finds cancer before radiologists

2019 21 May

Google and Northwestern scientists show precision of new deep learning system to predict lung cancer An artificial intelligence system, using deep learning, successfully detected malignant lung nodules on low-dose chest computed tomography (LDCT) scans, performing equal to, or better than expert radiologists, according to a new study from... Read more

Ultrasound Quality is Operator Dependent

2015 27 Mar

The increase in the supply of ultrasound performance has remained unabated during the past decade. Its application has recorded a continuous expansion in indications and clinical use. However, the risks of errors in diagnostic consumerism, with consequent multiplication of exams, often redundant, are also on the rise, according to a report appearing... Read more