It's official: AI will cause major change
September 19, 2019 -- The findings of a Dutch survey confirm that medical professionals expect massive changes to practice driven by artificial intelligence (AI) in the near future. This attitude bodes well for future AI implementation, but much more needs to be done to bridge the gap between promising research and clinical integration, the authors say.  Discuss
AI model classifies aortic dissection, rupture on CT
September 17, 2019 -- An artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm can accurately detect aortic dissection and rupture on postcontrast CT images, enabling radiologists to prioritize interpretation of these emergent cases, stated the authors of an article published online on 12 September in the Journal of Digital Imaging.  Discuss
ESR seeks to demystify biomarkers
September 9, 2019 -- The European Society of Radiology (ESR) has issued a detailed set of recommendations designed to promote the use of validated imaging biomarkers as clinical decision-making tools. Prof. Nandita deSouza explains the rationale behind this initiative.  Discuss
Dutch make progress on how to achieve AI adoption
September 3, 2019 -- How can medical imaging adopt artificial intelligence (AI) swiftly and effectively? Which factors tend to cause implementation delays? New research involving seven Dutch radiology departments has tried to provide answers to these burning questions.  Discuss
Radiology business intelligence takes root in Europe
August 21, 2019 -- Which factors are influencing the adoption of new business intelligence tools that aim to provide more focused analytics to help improve performance and profitability? Industry expert Ulrik Kristensen, PhD, addresses this key question in the next phase of digitalizing medical imaging.  Discuss
AI displays potential for breast ultrasound
August 12, 2019 -- Artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms can yield a promising level of performance for differentiating between benign and malignant solid breast masses on B-mode ultrasound images, but further improvement is still needed, according to research published online on 5 August in European Radiology Experimental.  Discuss
Austrians make full use of AI to determine bone age
August 9, 2019 -- Researchers from Austria have found that an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm can estimate bone age accurately in children and adolescents from the analysis of a 3D hand MRI exam. The technique also performs well on wrist radiographs, they noted in an article posted online on 31 July in Medical Image Analysis.  Discuss
Lobo: Radiology must be seen as avant-garde
August 7, 2019 -- Radiologists can play a pivotal role in the transition to a fully digital healthcare system, but they must move with the times if they're going to benefit significantly from the use of artificial intelligence, says German technology guru and blogger Sascha Lobo.  Discuss
Data validation promises to make or break AI
July 24, 2019 -- In June, Ranga Yogeshwar, a physicist and science journalist from Luxembourg, made some competent and critical comments about artificial intelligence (AI) and expressed his concerns about data validation. The Maverinck tells the story in his latest column.  Discuss
Act now on handling of serious findings, urges new report
July 19, 2019 -- A government-funded, independent U.K. healthcare agency has published detailed recommendations about how to improve the handling of serious unexpected findings on patient scans by hospital staff. The Royal College of Radiologists has endorsed the report.  Discuss