AI bests non-expert endoscopists in Barrett’s neoplasia detection

Researchers developed a deep-learning, computer aided system that detected neoplasia in patients with Barrett’s esophagus at a better rate than nonspecialized endoscopists, according to study results.J.J. Bergman, MD, PhD, and colleagues wrote that technological improvements have aided the detection of neoplasia, but detection failure is still not uncommon, particularly among some groups of clinicians.“This problem arises because general endoscopists are infrequently confronted with early neoplasia in BE, since progression to neoplasm is rare,” they wrote. “GeneralRead More

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