computer-aided detection


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computer-aided detection

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CAD

Software that alerts a radiologist to abnormal or suspicious elements of a radiological image.
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Computer-aided detection (CADe) or computer-aided diagnosis (CADx), is a technology designed to decrease observational oversights or false negative rates.
Can computer-aided detection with double reading of screening mammograms help decrease the false-negative rate?
Analogous to a spellchecker system on a personal computer, computer-aided detection is used by increasing numbers of radiologists as "a second pair of eyes" when reading a mammogram.
Computer-Aided Detection (CAD), which is becoming more widely used as an adjunct technology to conventional mammography, improves cancer detection by automatically locating and highlighting regions of concern through digital analysis of conventional mammograms.

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