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Image: Generated heatmaps appropriately highlighted abnormalities in the lung fields in those images accurately labeled as COVID-19 positive (A-C) in contrast to images which were accurately labeled as negative for COVID-19 (D). Intensity of colors on the heatmap correspond to features of the image that are important for prediction of COVID-19 positivity (Photo courtesy of Northwestern University)

New AI Platform Detects COVID-19 on Chest X-Rays with Accuracy and Speed

A new artificial intelligence (AI) platform that detects COVID-19 by analyzing X-ray images of the lungs is about 10 times faster as well as 1-6% more accurate than individual specialized radiologists. More...
25 Nov 2020

GE Healthcare Launches First X-Ray AI Algorithm to Help Assess Endotracheal Tube Placement for COVID-19 Patients

GE Healthcare (Chicago, IL, USA) has launched a new artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm to help clinicians assess Endotracheal Tube (ETT) placements, a necessary and important step when ventilating critically ill COVID-19 patients. More...
24 Nov 2020
Image: Multiple x-rays scans of the lower body may be a factor in the increase in testicular cancer (Photo courtesy of iStock)

Diagnostic Imaging May Increase Testicular Cancer Risk

Repeated exposures to diagnostic imaging, such as X-rays and computerized tomography (CT) scans, may increase the risk of testicular germ cell tumor (TGCT), according to a new study. More...
23 Nov 2020

Teleradiologists Highly Accurate at Diagnosing COVID-19 on Chest CTs

A new study by a group of French radiologists has found that teleradiologists can be highly accurate in diagnosing COVID-19 from chest computed tomography (CT) scans and their performance can be on par with senior radiologists. More...
18 Nov 2020

Chest X-Rays of COVID-19 Patients Have High Likelihood of Predicting Positive RT-PCR Test Results

A new analysis has revealed that using a structured approach for chest X-rays of suspected COVID-19 patients increases the possibility of predicting positive RT-PCR testing results and can be useful in identifying new cases of COVID-19. More...
16 Nov 2020
Image: Overuse of Computed Tomography (CT) on COVID-19 Patients Raises Concerns (Photo courtesy of IAEA)

Overuse of Computed Tomography (CT) on COVID-19 Patients Raises Concerns

A new study by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA Vienna, Austria) has found lack of guidance on specific Computed Tomography (CT) protocols for imaging patients with COVID-19 pneumonia. More...
16 Nov 2020
Image: Lung ultrasound offers a better diagnostic option for COVID-19 (Photo courtesy of Getty Images)

Lung Ultrasound Bests X-Rays for COVID-19 Diagnosis

Lung ultrasound (LUS) is more reliable than an anterior-posterior chest x-ray (CXR) for detecting COVID-19, according to a new study. More...
16 Nov 2020
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