Deep learning gives major boost to tumor segmentation in prostate MRI
May 25, 2022 -- German researchers have used a convolutional neural network (CNN) to automatically segment prostate tumors in multiparametric MRI data. The CNN can produce trustworthy clinical results, even if it is trained with manually segmented data, they reported at the annual meeting of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. Read More
Support grows for database of wrist fractures to enhance AI research
May 24, 2022 -- Efforts to develop artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms to help diagnose pediatric wrist fractures need to improve, say Austrian radiologists. They have developed a large annotated public dataset of x-ray images and encouraged its use in an article published on 20 May in Scientific Data. Read More
Does AI pose a serious threat to radiographers' jobs?
May 19, 2022 -- Global artificial intelligence (AI) luminary Dr. Daniel Sodickson, PhD, has sought to allay fears that a "Wild West" of disruptive innovations and increased automation in the coming years could decimate the jobs of radiographers. Read More
Can machine learning deliver 1-minute brain MRI scans?
May 10, 2022 -- With a few enhancements, including machine learning, a quantitative technique called MR fingerprinting could make a one-minute clinical brain MRI scan a reality, according to a May 9 talk at the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine meeting in London. Read More
Video from ISMRM 2022: Tim Leiner on his move to Mayo Clinic
May 10, 2022 -- LONDON - Dutch radiologist Dr. Tim Leiner, PhD, surprised many people in September 2021 when he took up a new post at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, U.S. We caught up with the immediate past president of International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) and asked him what lay behind his decision. Read More
Brain PET AI algorithm shows promise in Parkinson's disease
May 2, 2022 -- Researchers have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) deep-learning algorithm that may help clinicians to diagnose Parkinsonian disorders, according to a study published in the Journal of Nuclear Medicine. Read More
Morozov joins corporate world with switch from Moscow to Belgium
April 28, 2022 -- One of Russia's best-known radiologists, Dr. Sergey Morozov, PhD, is to join the Belgian software developer Osimis as chief innovation officer, it was announced on 28 April. Morozov has been a vocal opponent of the war in Ukraine since the Russian invasion on 24 February. Read More
Harvey gives top tips on how to approach AI procurement
April 26, 2022 -- The first essential step before evaluating and purchasing artificial intelligence (AI) is to think seriously about what you need the technology to do, according to AI expert and radiologist Dr. Hugh Harvey. At a recent London workshop, he gave practical advice on how to buy AI. Read More
Copenhagen study confirms AI's value in breast screening
April 25, 2022 -- Danish investigators have shown an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm detected and categorized normal, moderate-risk, and suspicious mammograms while also performing consistently across breast densities. The technology can improve screening outcomes, they say. Read More
AI: Is there a risk of looking into the future with blinkers on?
April 15, 2022 -- Artificial intelligence (AI) cannot explain how it draws a conclusion, particularly if its "learning" is augmented with surrogate and biased data collected from the internet, The Maverinck warns. He has some concerns about how the technology operates in practice. Read More