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Traditional breast cancer risk assessment models use information obtained from patient questionnaires, such as medical and reproductive history, to calculate a patient’s future risk of developing breast cancer.
RSNA notes: The distinct underlying causes of primary headaches are still not fully understood. The most common primary headaches are tension-type headaches and migraines.
The latest in a series of research competitions that RSNA has conducted since 2017, the RSNA Abdominal Trauma Detection AI Challenge represents the Society’s most ambitious AI challenge to date, encompassing detection and classification of traumatic injuries across multiple organs, including the liver, spleen, kidneys, and bowel. The international imaging dataset is the first multiphasic dataset that RSNA has assembled for a challenge and is one of the largest and most varied of its kind, including detailed clinical labels, radiologist annotations and segmentations.
The researchers found that people who combined marijuana and cigarettes were 12 times more likely to have centrilobular emphysema than non-smokers. Centrilobular emphysema is a type of pulmonary emphysema where the air sacs within the lungs are damaged. This can lead to breathing difficulties and other serious respiratory symptoms.
American Board of Medical Specialties Research and Education Foundation Announces New, Independent Research Grant Program
ABMS notes three, $100,000 grants will be awarded in the Diagnostic Excellence Through Certification category, while $50,000 and $75,000 grants totaling $250,000 will be provided in the General Certification category. All grants are for two years and will be based initially on a Letter of Intent (LOI) proposal which, if accepted, will be followed by a full submission for review and potential acceptance.
As AAOS Sees Record Growth in Fracture & Trauma Registry Data Submissions, Technology Partnership Offering with PatientIQ Expands to Include Nationwide Participation Options
On the heels of a successful technology pilot program with PatientIQ, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) has seen a rapid increase in...