Can AI help radiologists detect prostate cancer?
April 18, 2019 -- A team of researchers from the U.S. has developed an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm that could enable less-experienced radiologists to better detect prostate cancer on multiparametric MRI. The group reported the findings at the recent IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging in Venice, Italy.  Discuss
Ultrasound CADx software can stratify thyroid nodules
April 15, 2019 -- Researchers from Spain found that ultrasound computer-aided diagnosis (CADx) software could -- despite some limitations -- offer value in stratifying the malignancy risk of thyroid nodules, according to a study published on 11 April in the American Journal of Roentgenology.  Discuss
Swiss team finds AI can aid breast ultrasound reads
April 10, 2019 -- An artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm matched the performance of radiologist readers in detecting and classifying lesions on breast ultrasound exams, investigators from Switzerland reported in research published online on 29 March in European Radiology.  Discuss
Russians look to sift practical AI solutions from hype
April 9, 2019 -- With its second AI Runner project, a group from the Research and Practical Clinical Center of Diagnostics and Telemedicine Technologies in Moscow is edging closer to finding artificial intelligence (AI) solutions for cancer detection that really work.  Discuss
The ethical development and use of radiology AI: Part 1
April 8, 2019 -- The ethical use of artificial intelligence (AI) in radiology is a complex but necessary endeavor. Dr. Adrian Brady explored the key ethical issues during a presentation on 5 April at the European Society of Radiology's artificial intelligence course in Barcelona, Spain, which we're covering in a two-part series.  Discuss
AI malware highlights imaging's security weaknesses
April 8, 2019 -- An Israeli team has developed malware based on an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm to draw attention to serious security weaknesses in medical imaging equipment and the networks that transmit those images, reported an article posted on 3 April by the Washington Post.  Discuss
AI can evaluate treatment response for brain tumors
April 5, 2019 -- An artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm can provide automated quantitative analysis of gliomas on MRI examinations, yielding more accurate assessments of how well these brain tumors are responding to treatment than current manual methods, German researchers reported in an article published online on 2 April in Lancet Oncology.  Discuss
London group finds AI can identify pacemakers on x-rays
March 28, 2019 -- Researchers from Imperial College London in the U.K. found that artificial intelligence (AI) software can be used to identify cardiac rhythm devices such as pacemakers on x-rays. AI could therefore speed up the diagnosis and treatment of patients with faulty devices, according to the study published online on 27 March in JACC: Clinical Electrophysiology.  Discuss
Europe seeks progress on adoption of enterprise IT
March 25, 2019 -- As the shift to interdisciplinary care, centralized procurement, and artificial intelligence intensifies, radiology may fall behind if it fails to address significant IT challenges, particularly the approach to software adoption, writes market columnist Stephen Holloway.  Discuss
Why patient communication lies at heart of AI success
March 20, 2019 -- To be an important player in the age of artificial intelligence (AI), radiologists must communicate and interact much more with patients, writes Dr. Andreas Gutzeit. Instead of remaining in the background, we must be empathetic doctors committed to our patients, he says.  Discuss