AI flags breast arterial calcification on mammography
Researchers from the University of Southern California and the Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute in Melbourne, Australia, evaluated the performance of a commercial AI software application for mammography that finds and quantifies breast arterial calcification (BAC) — an underreported risk factor for cardiovascular disease.
Not only did the software correlate well with human readers, but it also identified additional cases that the readers missed.
“This automated software with quantification is a promising tool in enhancing communication of personalized cardiovascular risk in the…
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