3D Human GPS Powered By Light Paves Way for Radiation-Free Minimally-Invasive Surgery – Radiography

Image: LumiGuide enables doctors to navigate through blood vessels using light instead of X-ray (Photo courtesy of Philips) In vascular surgery, doctors frequently employ endovascular surgery techniques using tools such as guidewires and catheters, often accessing through arteries like the femoral artery. This method is known as an endovascular procedure. Historically, clinicians had to depend…

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AI Solution Provides Radiologists with ‘Second Pair’ Of Eyes to Detect Breast Cancers – Radiography

Image: AI markers highlight suspicious calcifications and soft tissue lesions together with an objective Region Score (Photo courtesy of ScreenPoint Medical) Mammography, a key tool in breast cancer screening, has proven effective in improving patient outcomes and reducing mortality by identifying breast cancers at an earlier, more manageable stage. Despite its effectiveness, it’s estimated that…

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AI Helps General Radiologists Achieve Specialist-Level Performance in Interpreting Mammograms – Radiography

Image: Saige-DX is a custom-built categorical AI system designed to assist in breast cancer screening (Photo courtesy of DeepHealth) Breast cancer, affecting one in eight women during their lifetimes, becomes far more treatable when detected early. The five-year relative survival rate for stage 1 breast cancer is an encouraging 99%, highlighting the importance of early…

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AI Improves Emergency-Related Chest X-Ray Interpretation by Non-Radiologist Practitioners – Radiography

Image: AI has been shown to improve the performance of non-radiologists in chest imaging (Photo courtesy of 123RF) Chest X-rays are frequently used to decide if a disease needs immediate attention. However, making this determination is hardly easy. It requires experts to identify things like projection phenomena, superimpositions, and other complex representations in the images….

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Advanced X-Ray System Offers Two-In-One Solution for Fluoroscopy and General Radiology – Radiography

Image: The DRX-Excel Plus System with advanced features improves productivity and patient experience (Photo courtesy of Carestream) A new flexible solution for both fluoroscopy and general radiology delivers real-time, high-quality images for a wide range of exams while providing important features that help create an enhanced experience for users, patients, and administrators. Carestream Health (Rochester,…

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AI Helps Physicians Achieve Higher Diagnostic Accuracy in Interpreting Chest X-Rays – Radiography

Image: Artificial intelligence improves detection during chest X-ray interpretation (Photo courtesy of 123RF) Artificial intelligence (AI)–assisted diagnosis imparts high accuracy to chest radiography (CXR) interpretation; however, its benefit for non-radiologist physicians in detecting lung lesions on CXR remains unclear. Now, a new study has found that AI-assisted CXR interpretation improves the diagnostic performance of non-radiologist…

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Novel AI Tool Accurately Detects and Characterized Macrocalcifications on Mammography – Radiography

Image: AI modeling detects and classifies breast microcalcifications (Photo courtesy of 123RF) Breast cancer screening through mammography is crucial for early detection, yet the demand for mammography services surpasses the capacity of radiologists. Artificial intelligence (AI) can assist in evaluating microcalcifications in mammography scans. A team of researchers has now developed and tested an AI…

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AI Uncovers Hidden Heart Disease and Predicts Woman’s Risk for Developing Breast Cancer – Radiography

Image: ProFound AI predicts 1-2 year risk for breast cancer and reveals insights for heart disease (Photo courtesy of iCAD) Recent research has revealed that calcium deposits in the breast’s blood vessels are linked to the hardening of cardiovascular arteries. Studies have shown that women with breast arterial calcifications (BAC) face a 51% increased risk…

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