Artificial intelligence identifies 20% more polyps than traditional colonoscopies: 3 details

Written by Rachel Popa | October 18, 2018 | Print  |

Physicians in California are using artificial intelligence to make colonoscopies more accurate, CBS Boston reported.

Here are the key details to know:

1. The technology helps physicians identify polyps they might miss otherwise.

2. AI technology analyzes 98 images a second, looking for polyps and tissue that have the potential to become a polyp.

3. Studies have shown the technology has the potential to identify 20 percent more polyps than traditional colonoscopies.

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