Medical, Legal, And Practice
New study shows how AI boosts radiologist perception training
A Norwegian-led team has launched a novel web application to help radiology trainees gain skills in detecting lung nodules on chest x-rays. The authors have described how to use it in an article published on 24 October in the
British Journal of Radiology
October 31, 2023
Busted: Irish use mobile x-ray to expose crimes of drug smugglers
Customs and excise officials in Ireland have used a mobile container scanner to seize around 5.5 kg of cocaine with an estimated street value of 385,000 euros at Rosslare Europort. A man in his 30s was arrested by police on 27 October and taken to a Garda Station in County Wexford.
October 30, 2023
Carestream signs German x-ray deal with Examion
Carestream Health has signed a distribution agreement with German medical imaging firm Examion for its DRX-Compass and DRX-Evolution Plus x-ray systems.
October 22, 2023
Ultralow-dose chest CT proves far superior to x-ray in emergencies
In non-traumatic emergency room patients, ultralow-dose chest CT offers more than twice the detection rate for main diagnoses compared to chest x-ray, scientists from the Medical University of Vienna have found.
October 19, 2023
Siemens and Braunschweig hospital sign 10-year contract
Siemens Healthineers and Braunschweig Municipal Hospital have signed a 10-year contract for a new diagnostics and analysis facility. The deal is worth around 80 million euros.
October 18, 2023
Secondhand smoke raises osteoporosis risk in women
Passive and active smoking may be equivalent risk factors for osteoporosis in women, according to Italian researchers. They found women exposed to environmental tobacco smoke had similar rates of the disease as those who actively smoked.
October 17, 2023
Antoine Béclère and the origins of French radiology
Antoine Béclère is one of the greats of radiology. At his own expense, he opened France's first department of radiology in 1897, and he was president of the third International Congress of Radiology, held in Paris in 1931, writes our history columnist Dr. Adrian Thomas.
October 10, 2023
Study supports use of transformer models to aid image interpretations
An emerging and relatively new class of AI appears to be moving the technology closer to what radiologists are capable of when they interpret chest x-rays, authors from Aachen University Hospital in Germany have found.
October 4, 2023
Doubts cast over clinical use of AI to analyze chest x-rays
Commercially available chest x-ray algorithms require more research, an influential government-backed U.K. health technology agency has recommended. AI developers must conduct prospective studies to address gaps in evidence, it says.
October 2, 2023
Copenhagen researcher elaborates on radiology AI study
A recent Danish study found that radiologists outperformed four commercially available algorithms for identifying diseases on chest x-rays. In a video interview with
, Dr. Louis Plesner discusses the main findings.
October 1, 2023
Moscow scientists develop new x-ray detectors
Scientists in Moscow have successfully engineered a prototype detector for x-ray and PET/CT scanners based on perovskite photoconverters.
September 27, 2023
Radiologists outperform chest x-ray AI in Danish study
Radiologists performed better than four commercially available AI algorithms when diagnosing lung diseases on chest x-rays. The next generation of AI tools may become significantly more powerful, but no fully effective systems exist yet, say the investigators from Copenhagen.
September 27, 2023
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