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May 09, 2017 Jornal da EPTV
A technology developed in UNICAMP’s laboratories uses artificial intelligence to help neurologists diagnose problems in patients’ brains. In addition to accelerating the analysis of exam images, the technique allows doctors to obtain greater precision in the diagnosis.
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“The lesions in the brain are very pulverized regions”, said researcher Mariana Pinheiro Bento, from the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering (FEEC) at UNICAMP. “They are so small that they become really difficult for one to study unaided”.
“The software highlights regions in the brain that show problems; these might have gone unnoticed by the doctor during his visual analysis”, explains reseacher Letícia Rittner.
“Simply by pressing a button, the system can get a lot of parameters that help the doctor to make a decision”, explains Li Li Min.