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AI Measured Abdominal Fat Accurately Predicts Heart Attack and Stroke Risk – Imaging Technology News

December 2, 2020 – Automated deep learning analysis of abdominal computed tomography (CT) images produces a more precise measurement of body composition and predicts…

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December 2, 2020 Automated deep learning analysis of abdominal computed tomography (CT) images produces a more precise measurement of body composition and predicts major cardiovascular events, such as heart attack and stroke, better than overall weight or body mass index (BMI), according to a study presented today at the 2020 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) virtual meeting.
Established cardiovascular risk models rely on factors like weight and BMI that are crude surrogates of body composition,…

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