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How Would a Computer Diagnose Arthritis on a Radiograph? -AAOS

How Would a Computer Diagnose Arthritis on a Radiograph? -AAOS
Monday, December 24, 2018

The first article in this series (“Understanding the Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Orthopaedic Surgery,” AAOS Now, September 2018) provided an overview of the history of artificial intelligence (AI) and a few general concepts regarding how AI problems are approached. Inevitably, the question becomes: Is it possible to replace doctors with AI machines? As an example, this article discusses how, using basic AI techniques, an AI machine can diagnose osteoarthritis (OA) and its severity on radiographs.

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