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Deep learning techniques can be used to detect catheters and tubes in pediatric x-rays, according to a new study published in the Journal of Digital Imaging. These findings could lead to advancements that prioritize x-rays with poorly placed catheters, bringing them to a specialist’s immediate attention.

The first study to test an experimental antiplatelet compound in humans found the therapy inhibited clot formation without increasing bleeding, suggesting it could avoid that dangerous side effect of other clot-preventing drugs.

Months-old health technology startup Theator closed a $3 million seed round April 18, providing the company with the cash flow it needs to power its AI-enabled surgical performance platform.

The popular diabetes drug metformin reversed left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH) in a randomized trial of patients with coronary artery disease but without diabetes, suggesting a potential new use for the medication.

Radiologist shortages have been causing significant delays in patient care in Australia and the U.K., but it’s also an issue that has impacted providers in the United States.

HistoQC, created by bioengineering researchers at Case Western University, is an open-source quality-control tool that helps users flag low-quality images while preserving those that can help clinicians make accurate diagnoses.

The primary care business is getting more crowded at the top, where the big money is.

A detailed roadmap outlining research priorities for artificial intelligence (AI) in radiology was published April 16 in Radiology, and the organizations involved have announced that a second report is due later this year.   

The Department of Energy (DOE) announced April 17 it would be extending $20 million in funding to research projects involving AI and machine learning.

The human-level success of deep learning has made some in medicine question whether automation may eventually take-over many tasks performed by radiologists. An author, and radiologist, put that question to bed in an April 18 editorial published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.

Patient portals have been associated with numerous benefits, but there are challenges to consider as well, according to a new analysis published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology. What can be done to address these challenges? 

Interventional cardiologists in Poland used 3D goggles to help them see inside a patient’s chest during percutaneous mitral balloon commissurotomy, a procedure to treat severe mitral stenosis.