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
Strickland calls for more radiology-led AI assessment
July 12, 2019 -- The medical imaging community must learn how to check product credibility and needs to consider conducting its own studies to evaluate the accuracy of artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms in an effort to halt premature market acceptance, Dr. Nicola Strickland told participants on Thursday at the British Institute of Radiology's webinar, "AI in radiology: The main worries."  Discuss
European Diploma in Radiology: How it works
June 21, 2019 -- The European Diploma in Radiology (EDiR) has become a benchmark for medical specialty examinations in Europe. But what do you actually need to know about the EDiR, how is it organized, and how can it boost your career? Prof. Laura Oleaga Zufiría explains.  Discuss
Fuchsjäger: Why AI can succeed in breast imaging
June 20, 2019 -- By boosting diagnostic accuracy and lowering workloads for radiologists, artificial intelligence (AI) is poised to succeed in breast imaging where computer-aided detection software failed, writes Prof. Michael Fuchsjäger from Graz in Austria in an editorial published online on 14 June in European Radiology.  Discuss
What's shaping global ultrasound's future?
June 20, 2019 -- The evolution of artificial intelligence, along with the growth of emerging markets and development of new applications, will transform the worldwide use of ultrasound, predicts market columnist Simon Harris. 2018 was a record year for the modality, with revenues increasing by 6.8%.  Discuss
Video from UKIO 2019: Rachel Dunscombe on PACS gains
June 11, 2019 -- LIVERPOOL, U.K. - How can you get the best out of your PACS? How can interoperability and image sharing be improved? Prof. Rachel Dunscombe gave some practical advice on the opening day of the UK Imaging & Oncology Congress (UKIO).  Discuss