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AI Helps Find Signs of Heart Disease on Lung Cancer Screens

Dec 03, 2019 - PR Newswire

PR Newswire

 Artificial intelligence (AI) provides an automated and accurate tool to measure a common marker of heart disease in patients getting chest CT scans for lung cancer screening, according to a study presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).

Low-dose chest CT is approved for lung cancer screening in high-risk people, such as long-time smokers. While these CT scans are intended to diagnose lung cancer, coronary artery calcium,...