What will AI really mean for radiology?
November 21, 2018 -- The concept behind artificial intelligence (AI) is seductive, and it will be a cash cow for developers and the industry, but the technology is immature, and it will never be a final product because the programs will need constant upgrades and updates, the Maverinck writes in his latest column.  Discuss
Deep learning finds significant coronary stenosis
November 20, 2018 -- A deep-learning algorithm can improve identification of functionally significant coronary artery stenosis on coronary CT angiography, potentially reducing the number of patients who need to receive invasive coronary angiography, according to Dutch research published online on 12 November in European Radiology.  Discuss
Iranians use artificial intelligence to illuminate uterine cancer
November 15, 2018 -- Researchers from Iran used a machine-learning algorithm and perfusion-weighted MRI scans to differentiate between patients with uterine sarcomas and those with leiomyomas. The findings were published on 12 November in the European Journal of Radiology.  Discuss
Why AI's not ready for routine adoption
November 14, 2018 -- Artificial intelligence (AI) is not yet ready for routine adoption, and radiologists must develop new skills to work effectively in a machine-learning environment, a U.S. expert told delegates at the European Society of Medical Imaging Informatics meeting.  Discuss
AI's akin to x-ray in revolutionary potential, Italians say
November 8, 2018 -- Artificial intelligence (AI) will change radiology practice more than anything since Wilhelm Röntgen's discovery of x-ray, according to researchers from Italy. In new analysis published on 24 October, they assert that radiologists can play a leading role in this upcoming period of rapid change.  Discuss
Prokop: AI will enable you to focus on what matters
November 7, 2018 -- Many aspects of imaging are dull and should be automated, Dr. Mathias Prokop said at the annual European Society of Medical Imaging Informatics meeting on 3 November. Artificial intelligence (AI) will create the space and time for radiologists to concentrate on what really matters.  Discuss
Philips announces AI project for U.K.
November 6, 2018 -- Philips Healthcare parent Royal Philips has unveiled two healthcare projects backed by the U.K. government that promise to accelerate the development of artificial intelligence (AI) software to support cancer diagnostics.  Discuss
Embedded AI x-ray units set for 2019 market launch
November 1, 2018 -- Central and Eastern Europe will be early adopters of "smart" imaging equipment with embedded artificial intelligence (AI), according to market guru Simon Harris. The first machines with embedded AI will appear in 2019, he predicts.  Discuss
AI gets attention in new cardiac training scheme
October 23, 2018 -- France's cardiac training program has been updated to take more account of artificial intelligence (AI), radiation dose, and the structured report. In this interview, Dr. Alexis Jacquier, PhD, vice president of the French Society of Cardio-Vascular Radiology, elaborates on the changes.  Discuss
JFR 2018: French radiology backs new nonprofit AI plan
October 17, 2018 -- Interest in artificial intelligence (AI) showed no sign of waning for the duration of the Journées Francophones de Radiologie Diagnostique et Interventionnelle (JFR 2018), and the congress proved the perfect stage for announcing the latest AI project: a nonprofit association.  Discuss