Kauvery Hospitals undertake synthetic intelligence for higher detection and administration of COVID-19 – ThePrint


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Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], June 2 (ANI/NewsVoir): Kauvery Hospitals, one in all India’s main multispecialty chain of Hospitals, have been harnessing the ability of AI to raised detect and handle the illness in COVID-19 sufferers.

Chest CT scans are an integral a part of the prognosis and administration of COVID-19. They assist determine severity of the situation, which in flip helps physicians design the precise course of remedy. However, this may be time-consuming as all of the lung lobes should be fastidiously evaluated. In the method, deciphering chest CT scans precisely will be very subjective, which might probably result in misdiagnosis and inappropriate remedies.

It has helped the clinicians at Kauvery Hospitals to unravel this drawback effectively and successfully. The Artificial Intelligence-based software program supplies important details about general lung involvement and lobe-wise CT Severity rating. These important insights assist assess illness exercise and development.

According to Dr Iyappan Ponuswamy, Medical Director and Chief Radiologist at Kauvery Hospital, Chennai, “RT-PCR exams will detect if an individual is contaminated or not, however a CT Scan would present the severity of COVID an infection enabling triaging of sufferers in order that most variety of sufferers get benefitted in the course of the pandemic. During the second wave of COVID-19 our hospital noticed tons of of sufferers strolling in for COVID-19 prognosis and remedy. With solely guide reporting, this sudden improve in variety of instances would possibly burden radiologists who report on them as they want a stipulated time to interpret CT scan studies.

The synthetic intelligence software program modified the sport for us. It introduced economies of scale and excessive precision into our prognosis of COVID-19 infections, main to raised outcomes. It diminished turnaround time for radiology studies and affected person ready time, whereas serving to physicians deal with case-loads higher.”

In addition to COVID-19, synthetic intelligence in CT Chest can also be an asset relating to nodule detection for early screening of lung most cancers, evaluation of interstitial lung illnesses and emphysema. This is a game-changer to hospitals because it helps clinicians make the most of assets extra effectively whereas reinforcing the hospital’s repute for specialization.

Speaking on the AI, Dr Aravindan Selvaraj, Co-founder and Executive Director, Kauvery Hospital Chennai says, “Innovations in the healthcare technology have been seeing a tremendous growth, and we see digital platforms being used to the maximum in tackling the pandemic. This AI tool, that has been built with an aim to ease the diagnosis and treatment for lung diseases and COVID-19, will help healthcare chains like ours in effectively managing the patient inflow, and reducing the burden on the experts. I urge the healthcare system to adapt to new technologies and encourage innovations which shall, in turn, ensure quality treatment for patients.”

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