Incorporating lung lobe involvement and changes in computed tomography findings into the scoring framework can help clinicians make a timlier diagnosis for patients with the new virus.

“By improving identification of patients needing osteoporosis treatment or prevention, XRAIT may help reduce the risk of a second fracture and the overall burden of illness and death from osteoporosis,” epidemiology experts said Tuesday.

Italian clinicians currently battling the pandemic outlined proper equipment usage, procedures, disease classification and data-sharing priorities Tuesday in the Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine.

The organization is also asking radiology leaders to share institution-specific coronavirus imaging data as part of its efforts to extinguish the pandemic.

Digital breast tomosynthesis did lower recall rates and improve cancer detection overall, but there was "wide variability" among individual imaging experts, researchers wrote Monday.

Imaging experts are concerned artificial intelligence is not being trained on robust datasets, while developers say their platforms are already working in real-world situations.

Experts maintained that CXR isn't as sensitive as lab testing or even computed tomography, but suggested the modality is useful in many clinical situations.

“This is one of the first times that artificial intelligence has been used to better define the different parts of a newborn's brain on an MRI," Canadian researchers explained March 26 in Frontiers in Neuroscience.

The fully digital modality can also offer insights into various neurodegenerative diseases, German researchers wrote Tuesday. 

An increasing number of artificial intelligence firms are tweaking existing platforms or creating new models to help clinicians handle the growing pandemic.

"This study presents a significant advancement in addressing a major unmet clinical need: the accurate arrhythmia localization in patients with a variety of heart rhythm disorders," one Johns Hopkins Medicine expert wrote Wednesday.

Chief executive William Thorwarth Jr., MD, requested a six-month delay, pushing back implementation to Jan. 1, 2021, "at the earliest."