Artificial intelligence quickly and accurately diagnoses eye diseases and pneumonia

IMAGE: Thousands of optical coherence tomographs (OCT) form the iris and pupil of a human eye. OCTs are a non-invasive scan commonly used in clinics to diagnose diabetic retinopathy and macular... view Using artificial intelligence and machine learning techniques, researchers at Shiley Eye Institute at UC San Diego Health and University of California San Diego School of Medicine, with colleagues in China, Germany and Texas, have developed a new computational tool to screen patients with common but blinding retinal diseases, potentially speeding diagnoses and treatment. The findings are published in the February 22 issue of Cell. "Artificial intelligence (AI) has...

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