Swiss use machine learning to predict coma outcome
May 27, 2020 -- Researchers have found that a machine-learning algorithm based on resting-state functional MRI data can help determine if a patient in a coma after cardiac arrest will regain consciousness. They published their findings on 21 May in the American Journal of Neuroradiology.  Discuss
Ultrasound features prominently in MSK talks at ECR 2020
May 26, 2020 -- MRI has been the main modality for musculoskeletal (MSK) imaging research in recent years, but the applications of ultrasound are covered in many of the abstracts for the ECR 2020 meeting in July. Artificial intelligence and 3D printing are also set to play a major future role in this field, noted MSK Section Chairperson Dr. Anagha Parkar.  Discuss
Diagnostic errors may stem from AI-based reconstructions
May 22, 2020 -- A multinational research group has voiced concern that the use of artificial intelligence (AI) to enhance image reconstruction is prone to instability issues that might even lead to a wrong diagnosis.  Discuss
AI gives boost to brain injury assessments
May 21, 2020 -- Researchers from two top U.K. facilities have used an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm to help accurately detect traumatic brain injury on head CT scans and evaluate the type of injury, quantify lesion burden, and measure lesion progression. They published their findings on 14 May in Lancet Digital Health.  Discuss
ESR issues statement on future of congresses
May 20, 2020 -- Online conferences must find new ways to allow discussions involving remote participants during all sessions to create the sense of community and collective learning felt at onsite events, according to a statement issued on 16 May by the European Society of Radiology (ESR).  Discuss
How do Italian radiologists really feel about AI?
May 19, 2020 -- Radiologists in Italy tend to view artificial intelligence (AI) positively and believe that they won't be replaced by the technology, according to a nationwide survey. But many of them are also concerned that AI could diminish their professional reputation.  Discuss
Is COVID-19 nature's fight back against human hubris?
May 12, 2020 -- The main lesson from the pandemic that tortures all of us is that nature consistently fights back against the excessive pride and arrogance of humans, the Maverinck writes. We've made progress in medicine and technology, but we've lost compassion and mercy, he believes.  Discuss
COVID-19 crisis shows limits of GDPR, Ranschaert warns
May 7, 2020 -- The COVID-19 crisis has highlighted the limits of the European Union (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and shown that the EU is not ready to make full use of artificial intelligence, according to informatics expert Dr. Erik Ranschaert, PhD.  Discuss
AI's clinical integration slow but will occur, Chang predicts
May 4, 2020 -- The clinical implementation of artificial intelligence (AI) may take longer than expected, but it will happen as departments focus on getting IT infrastructure in place, Dr. Paul Chang explained at AuntMinnie.com's 2020 Virtual Conference on 30 April.  Discuss
Hard truths from COVID-19 front line in Paris
April 16, 2020 -- What's it really like working in a dedicated COVID-19 imaging facility? Radiologist Dr. Robert Lavayssière describes conditions at a hospital near Paris that has faced a tsunami of cases over the past month. He gives details of four clinical cases and praises staff members for their response.  Discuss