AI aids CT lung screening by assessing suspicious lung nodules
In a retrospective study, a multinational team of researchers led by first author Dr. Roger Yim and senior author Dr. Anil Vachani of the University of Pennsylvania retrospectively evaluated the performance of six radiologists and six pulmonologists in assessing the malignancy risk of indeterminate pulmonary nodules on 300 cases.
They found that the use of a commercial AI-based application led to significantly improved accuracy and interobserver agreement for all readers.
“The level of improvement suggests that this tool has the potential to change how we judge cancer versus benign…
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