AI performs well with portable breast ultrasound images
A team led by Dr. Wendie Berg, PhD, from the University of Pittsburgh and Magee-Womens Hospital found that their AI method was accurate 96% to 98% of the time when it came to portable and standard ultrasound images, respectively. The researchers suggested that this could be used in low-resource areas.
“This should improve access, health equity, and outcomes for women,” Berg told AuntMinnie.com.
In many low-resource settings, including rural areas in the U.S., women may wait months to be seen, even when they notice a lump in their breast. Ultrasound of palpable breast masses requires…
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