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With the help of artificial intelligence, computers are to simulate human thought processes. Machine learning is intended to support almost all medical specialties. But what is going on inside an AI algorithm, what are its decisions based on? Can you even entrust a medical diagnosis to a machine? Clarifying these questions remains a central aspect of AI research and development.

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News • Health information validity

Study: ChatGPT gets confused when confronted with good evidence

Large language models like ChatGPT have become a go-to point for health information. However, a new study uncovers a vital weakness: The AI gets confused when faced with actual scientific evidence.

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News • Osteosarcoma model

Bone cancer prognosis enhanced via deep learning

Osteosarcoma is the most prevalent malignant bone tumor. Now, researchers have developed a machine-learning model to predict the density of viable tumor cells after surgery and chemotherapy treatment.

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News • Large language models in neurology

Chatbot-like AI tool to locate brain damage after stroke

Could a chatbot-like AI tool locate brain damage after a stroke? In a new study, large language model GPT-4 processed text from health histories and neurologic examinations to locate brain lesions.

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News • Ten times faster than doctors

ChatGPT writes medical record notes – in record speed

Can generative AI reduce the administrative burden on healthcare professionals? In a new study, chatbot model ChatGPT shows high aptitude in producing medical record notes.

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News • Point-of-care testing

New AI tool detects Covid-19 in lung ultrasound images

Using ultrasound imaging to detect Covid-19 infections, a new automated detection tool could help doctors in the emergency room diagnose patients quickly and accurately.

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News • Diagnostic imaging support

How AI both helps and hurts radiologist performance

Radiologists and AI don’t always work well together: New research finds that the benefits of using AI tools appear to vary, boosting performance of some clinicians, but hurting others'.

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Article • Imaging in characterisation and classification of tumour types

Taking a closer look at breast cancer

Breast cancer has no “one size fits all” therapy approach: subtypes differ significantly in malignancy, progression, and treatment response. Therefore, the more is known about the type of carcinoma in a patient, the better the outcome. At the annual scientific EUSOBI meeting in Valencia, Dr Ramona Woitek pointed out the potential of novel imaging techniques and computational image analysis…

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Article • Imaging controversial

MRI breast cancer screening of high-risk women: benefits outweigh drawbacks

Breast MRI is increasingly being used as a primary breast cancer screening exam for young women. It brings benefits in women with dense breasts, who are at an elevated risk of developing breast cancer. The technique is also being ordered as a supplemental screening exam following mammography or breast ultrasound for women of all ages at high risk. But use of breast MRI as a screening tool is…

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