AI-based CAD accurately detects tuberculosis on chest x-rays

A computer-aided detection (CAD) software application developed with deep-learning...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: JLK expands access to AI-based TB screening tool AI may help improve sensitivity of ED chest x-ray reads Are studies on AI for tuberculosis really valid? SIIM: AI can detect, classify TB on chest x-rays AI outperforms physicians for interpreting chest x-rays
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In this study, we present three cases of testicular infarction and discuss their clinical characteristics, imaging features and clinical management. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Three adult males with prolonged epididymitis presented with chronic unilateral testicular pain, tenderness, and palpable swelling, including left varicocele in one case and hydrocele in the other two cases. Patient's symptoms were not relieved after antibiotic therapy. We analyzed the diagnosis, management, and outcome of these three cases of testicular infarction resulting from prolonged epididymitis. This includes the clinical characteristics, feat...
Source: Journal of X-Ray Science and Technology - Category: Radiology Tags: J Xray Sci Technol Source Type: research
Conditions:   Volatile Organic Compounds;   Radiography Interventions:   Device: electronic nose device;   Device: dig chest Xray with automated readings Sponsors:   Radboud University;   European Union;   ISPUP;   VHIR;   University Medical Center Groningen;   Laboratorio central de salud publica, Paraguay;   Instituto Nacional de Enfermedades Respiratorias y del Ambiente Juan Max Boetner;   National TB program Paraguay;   IICS Paragua...
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Protective immunity to Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb)—the causative agent of tuberculosis (TB)—is not fully understood but involves immune responses within the pulmonary airways which can lead to exacerbated inflammation and immune pathology. In humans, this inflammation results in lung damage; the extent of which depends on specific host pro-inflammatory processes. Neutrophils, though increasingly linked to the development of inflammatory disorders, have been less well studied in relation to TB-induced lung pathology. Neutrophils mode of action and their specialized functions can be directly linked to TB-spe...
Source: Frontiers in Immunology - Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: research
The performance of computer-aided detection (CAD) software for breast cancer...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: MRI features help predict breast cancer prognosis AI-based CAD accurately detects tuberculosis on chest x-rays FDA recognizes AI-based image acquisition software AI boosts radiologists' mammography performance AI performs well in large-scale breast screening study
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Conclusion  With new evidence emerging every day and with COVID-19 guidance and protocols adapting responsively, the national responses vary widely across the globe. However, Singapore, Taiwan and South Korea have shown that aggressive and proactive testing plays a crucial role in containing the spread of the disease.  We believe AI has great potential for helping doctors quantify and monitor COVID progression from a patient’s chest X-rays – this will help determine treatment pathways faster and thus slow any surges in emergency cases. AI will also play a critical role in expanding screening for...
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David Eugenio Hinojosa-González, Daniel Dávila-González, Gustavo Salgado-Garza, Eduardo Flores-VillalbaLung India 2020 37(3):252-256 Pulmonary alveolar proteinosis (PAP) is characterized by accumulation of surfactant-like lipoprotein material within distal bronchioles and alveoli due to impaired clearance. Clinically, PAP presents with dyspnea and cough. A 58-year-old Hispanic man presented with 6 months of productive cough, weight loss, and progressively worsening dyspnea. He reported a long history of poorly controlled type 2 diabetes that led to diabetic nephropathy. The patient had a strong passive smok...
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Dutch artificial intelligence (AI) software developer Thirona has introduced...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: AI-based CAD accurately detects tuberculosis on chest x-rays Smart Reporting, Mediaire to develop MS software Technique boosts x-ray CAD results for TB
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In conclusion, residents residing <500 m from mine dumps had elevated adverse respiratory health effects.
Source: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health - Category: Environmental Health Authors: Tags: Article Source Type: research
ConclusionPrimary sternoclavicular tuberculosis is rare condition and requires a high index of suspicion for an early diagnosis. A focused sternoclavicular MRI and early biopsy may help in timely diagnosis. Early commencement of ATT has overall good clinical and functional results.
Source: International Orthopaedics - Category: Orthopaedics Source Type: research
Artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm developer JLK Inspection has signed...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Are studies on AI for tuberculosis really valid? FDG-PET/CT helps predict tuberculosis relapse SIIM: AI can detect, classify TB on chest x-rays TB screening may not be needed for Canadian immigrants Technique boosts x-ray CAD results for TB
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