Meta-analysis finds good news, bad news for radiology AI research
April 9, 2021 -- A meta-analysis of radiology artificial intelligence (AI) research found the technology had high overall accuracy in chest and breast imaging, but also widespread methodological and reporting issues that may preclude definitive assessments of clinical utility. Read More
AI algorithm can predict severity, progression of COPD
April 9, 2021 -- A deep-learning algorithm can enable accurate staging of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), as well as predictions on five-year progression and mortality, according to research published online April 8 in Radiology: Cardiothoracic Imaging. Read More
How well can AI software spot intracranial bleeding on head CT?
April 6, 2021 -- Artificial intelligence (AI) software can flag suspected intracranial hemorrhage cases for radiologists. But do AI algorithms perform as well in the real world as they do in initial testing? Read More
Radiomics AI algorithm differentiates sclerotic bone lesions
April 1, 2021 -- A radiomics-based machine-learning model can differentiate bone islands and osteoblastic bone metastases on abdominal CT scans at a level comparable to an experienced radiologist, according to research published online March 30 in Radiology. Read More
AI, quantitative CT helps shed light on COVID-19 progression
March 30, 2021 -- Quantitative analysis with artificial intelligence (AI) of sequential CT exams in COVID-19 patients shows promise for standardized assessment and monitoring of disease progression, according to research published online March 25 in Scientific Reports. Read More
Survey finds many radiologists still fear being replaced by AI
March 24, 2021 -- An international survey of over 1,000 radiologists and radiology residents has reported divergent opinions on artificial intelligence (AI). Although almost half had an open and proactive attitude about AI, nearly 40% feared being replaced by the technology. Read More
CXR-Age algorithm assesses biological age on chest radiographs
March 23, 2021 -- A deep-learning algorithm called CXR-Age can estimate a patient's biological age on chest x-rays, enabling more accurate long-term mortality risk predictions than chronological age, according to research published March 17 in JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging. Read More
Imaging findings help AI algorithm detect physical child abuse
March 19, 2021 -- A deep-learning algorithm that includes analysis of imaging reports can identify children who have been physically abused, according to research published online March 18 in the Journal of Pediatric Surgery. Read More
AI identifies orthopedic implant make, model on radiographs
March 19, 2021 -- Artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms can automatically identify orthopedic implant models on radiographs, aiding in preoperative planning of revision arthroplasty, according to a U.K. study published March 17 in Radiology: Artificial Intelligence. Read More
PET/MRI study looks at head injuries and Alzheimer's disease
March 18, 2021 -- PET/MRI showed in a recent study that a loss of cognitive function in older people due to head injuries that knocked them unconscious earlier in life was unrelated to pathology associated with Alzheimer's disease. Read More