AI Assistance Improves Breast-Cancer Screening by Reducing False Positives – Radiography

Image: AI-assisted breast-cancer screening may reduce unnecessary testing (Photo courtesy of WUSTL) Radiologists typically detect one case of cancer for every 200 mammograms reviewed. However, these evaluations often result in false positives, leading to unnecessary patient recalls for additional testing, which not only causes patient anxiety but also consumes valuable medical resources. Now, a new…

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AI Could Boost Clinical Adoption of Chest DDR – Radiography

Image: AI could help chest DDR achieve clinical adoption (Photo courtesy of 123RF) For diagnosing lung conditions, healthcare professionals typically rely on chest X-rays and pulmonary function tests (PFTs), which provide a snapshot of lung health. However, these traditional methods only offer a limited static assessment. Recent advancements have highlighted chest dynamic digital radiography (DDR)…

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3D Mammography Almost Halves Breast Cancer Incidence between Two Screening Tests – Radiography

Image: 3D mammography almost halves the incidence of breast cancer between two screening tests (Photo courtesy of University of Cordoba) Breast cancer represents 28.9% of all cancers in women and is the primary cause of cancer-related deaths among this group. Interval breast cancers are those diagnosed in the period between two screening sessions, following a…

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Deep Learning Framework Detects Fractures in X-Ray Images With 99% Accuracy – Radiography

Image: Deep learning enables faster, more accurate decisions on shoulder abnormalities treatment (Photo courtesy of 123RF) Globally, 1.7 billion people suffer from musculoskeletal conditions, which can cause significant pain and disability. These conditions often require quick and accurate diagnosis and treatment decisions, particularly in emergency scenarios. Although deep learning technologies have been explored for aiding…

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Direct AI-Based Medical X-Ray Imaging System a Paradigm-Shift from Conventional DR and CT – Radiography

Image: AIxScan leverages cutting-edge AI and hardware advancements to redefine X-ray imaging (Photo courtesy of AIxSCAN) A groundbreaking intelligent tomosynthesis X-ray imaging system aims to seamlessly blend the capabilities of digital radiography (DR), computerized tomography (CT), and the expertise of a seasoned radiologist in one smart package. This integrated system could deliver accountable and consistent…

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Chest X-Ray AI Solution Automatically Identifies, Categorizes and Highlights Suspicious Areas – Radiography

Image: Augmento X-Ray reduces radiologist workload by an impressive 30-50% (Photo courtesy of DeepTek.ai, Inc.) Chest radiography is the predominant imaging tool employed in routine clinical practices and is crucial for detecting various diseases. Annually, 3.5 billion X-rays are conducted, with 1.5 billion of these specifically for chest exams. Given this high volume, accurate interpretation…

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AI Diagnoses Wrist Fractures As Well As Radiologists – Radiography

Image: AI algorithms, particularly CNNs, can accurately detect wrist fractures from plain X-rays (Photo courtesy of Adobe Stock) In the field of medical imaging, conventional radiography is the primary method for diagnosing wrist fractures. However, challenges such as suboptimal positioning, technique, patient cooperation, and interpretational errors, often stemming from clinician inexperience, fatigue, or poor viewing…

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