• Application of Machine Learning to X-Ray and CT images in the diagnosis of COVID-19
    By Ahmed El-Medany Chest CT scans and X-ray images have been reported to have sensitivity values of 98 and 69%, respectively, with regards to diagnosing SARS-CoV-2 pneumonitis. In this review by Mohammad-Rahimi et al, 105 studies reporting on machine and deep learning methods on CT and X-ray images in COVID-19 were analysed and compared. The…
  • Computed Tomography Coronary Angiography in Stable Coronary Heart Disease: The UK Perspective
    BCS Editorial By Kenneth Mangion One in ten of all chest pain presentations to primary care have been reported to be due to coronary heart disease (CHD).(1,2) In the UK, rapid access chest pain clinics have been proven to be an effective way of identifying patients with angina.(3,4) There are a variety of non-invasive tests available for…