Swedish group investigates how AI can enhance breast screening
May 20, 2021 -- Artificial intelligence (AI) has drawn significant interest lately for its potential to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of breast cancer screening programs. Researchers from Sweden are putting that idea to the test in a large randomized prospective trial that will enroll 100,000 women. Read More
Latest analysis from global survey provides window into AI's future
May 13, 2021 -- The second part of an international survey of over 1,000 radiologists and residents about artificial intelligence (AI) in imaging has shown that nearly 80% of respondents want the subspecialty to be included in residency training. The survey shines a light on what role AI is expected to have in the future and the perceived hurdles to its implementation. Read More
Germans support AI plus CT to boost prediction of major coronary events
May 10, 2021 -- The use of artificial intelligence (AI) and coronary CT angiography to assess cardiovascular health can improve clinicians' ability to predict a patient's risk of future adverse events like unstable angina, researchers from Stuttgart have found. Read More
Novel research from Spain underlines potential of breast AI
May 7, 2021 -- A study of nearly 16,000 women has shown an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm can sharply reduce radiologist workload for screening mammography and digital breast tomosynthesis exams without having a major impact on sensitivity. Read More
Dutch show how AI can lend a hand with wrist fractures
May 3, 2021 -- An artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm was able to accurately detect scaphoid fractures on radiographs, potentially speeding up diagnosis of these common but troublesome injuries, Dutch researchers have reported. Read More
Austrian startup collects rising star award for imaging industry
April 29, 2021 -- A Vienna company that develops artificial intelligence-based software for the diagnosis of musculoskeletal diseases, ImageBiopsy Lab, has won the Best New Radiology Vendor award in the 2021 EuroMinnies. We interview Dr. Richard Ljuhar, CEO and co-founder of ImageBiopsy Lab. Read More
How has Israel become the new Silicon Valley and AI hub?
April 22, 2021 -- Israel is fast becoming a global center of excellence in artificial intelligence (AI) in medical imaging, says Kevin Lev from Philips. He explains how this has happened and provides an update on the company's AI-enabled offering that won the Best New Radiology Software award in the 2021 EuroMinnies. Read More
Smits: Success in AI rests on teamwork and data sharing
April 20, 2021 -- Implementation of artificial intelligence (AI) hinges on a multidisciplinary approach and data sharing, says Prof. Marion Smits, winner of the 2021 EuroMinnies award for Most Influential Radiology Researcher. She also reflects on the 80:20 male to female split on the European Society of Radiology's board of directors and speaks about her personal website and use of social media. Read More
Huisman: Radiology must embrace AI and act to avoid burnout
April 19, 2021 -- Artificial intelligence (AI) will have a particularly profound effect on the working lives of younger radiologists, so what does Dr. Merel Huisman, PhD, winner of the 2021 EuroMinnies award for Radiology Rising Star, make of AI? She also shares her views on burnout, social media, and the value of epidemiology know-how. Read More
Martí-Bonmatí urges return to face-to-face radiology training
April 13, 2021 -- Around 90% of radiology training in Valencia, Spain, is now being done face-to-face rather than online, according to Dr. Luis Martí-Bonmatí, PhD, the winner of the 2021 EuroMinnies award for Most Effective Radiology Educator. Martí-Bonmatí discusses his team's approach to training, and also shares his thoughts on books, music, and wine. Read More