Image analysis and artificial intelligence in urology

By R. A. / 15/02/2021 / RSIP Vision Learns / No Comments

Artificial intelligence (AI) has come to play an increasingly integral role in medical imaging in general, and in the field of urology particularly. The applications of AI in urology are numerous, starting with accurate diagnosis (using image segmentation and abnormality detection), continuing wi...

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AI and Robotic Surgery for Renal Cancer

By R. A. / 19/01/2021 / RSIP Vision Learns / No Comments

According to the CDC, over 41,000 men and 24,000 women are diagnosed with renal cancer in the US each year, and about one fourth of those diagnosed die from the disease. While a wide variety of renal cancer types exists, renal cell carcinoma (RCC) covers about 90% of renal cases. RCC includes sev...

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Segmentation and tracking of kidney stones

By R. A. / 07/08/2016 / RSIP Vision Learns / No Comments

An affected anatomical region can be treated in a selective and non-invasive manner by localized and contact-free methods such as high-intensity focused ultrasound. Treatment by selective use of focused beams offers higher patients benefit than non-selective therapy since they spare the healthy t...

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Kidney Segmentation

By R. A. / 25/01/2016 / RSIP Vision Learns / No Comments

Healthy kidneys have an essential part of proper bodily function. Therefore, early diagnosis and treatment of kidney pathologies is crucial. As people age, some will suffer from a variety of kidney pathologies, most common are kidney stones (nephrolithiasis), but some people may suffer from kidne...

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