Kaggle is inviting entries into RSNA STR Pulmonary Embolism Detection competition to Classify Pulmonary Embolism circumstances in chest CT scans.
If each breath is strained and painful, it could possibly be a severe and doubtlessly life-threatening situation. A pulmonary embolism (PE) is brought on by an artery blockage within the lung. It’s time consuming to verify a PE and susceptible to overdiagnosis. Machine studying might assist to extra precisely establish PE circumstances, which might make administration and therapy more practical for sufferers.
Presently, CT pulmonary angiography (CTPA), is the commonest kind of medical imaging to judge sufferers with suspected PE. These CT scans encompass a whole bunch of pictures that require detailed overview to establish clots throughout the pulmonary arteries. As using imaging continues to develop, constraints of radiologists’ time might contribute to delayed prognosis.
The Radiological Society of North America (RSNA®) has teamed up with the Society of Thoracic Radiology (STR) to assist enhance using machine studying within the prognosis of PE.
On this competition, you’ll detect and classify PE circumstances. Particularly, you will use chest CTPA pictures (grouped collectively as research) and your information science expertise to allow extra correct identification of PE. If profitable, you will assist scale back human delays and errors in detection and therapy.
With 60,000-100,000 PE deaths yearly in america, it’s among the many most deadly cardiovascular illnesses. Well timed and correct prognosis will assist these sufferers obtain higher care and may enhance outcomes.
The Radiological Society of North America (RSNA®) is a world society of radiologists, medical physicists, and different medical professionals with greater than 53,400 members worldwide. RSNA hosts the world’s premier radiology discussion board and publishes two prime peer-reviewed journals: Radiology, the highest-impact scientific journal within the subject, and RadioGraphics, the one journal devoted to persevering with schooling in radiology.
The Society of Thoracic Radiology (STR) was based in 1982. The STR is devoted to advancing cardiothoracic imaging in medical software, schooling, and analysis in radiology and allied disciplines. Persevering with skilled improvement alternatives supplied by the STR embody academic and scientific conferences, mentorship packages, grant assist and award alternatives, our society journal, Journal of Thoracic Imaging, and world collaboration actions.
- 1st Place – $6,000
- 2nd Place – $5,000
- third Place – $5,000
- 4th – tenth Locations – $2,000 every
As a result of this competition is being hosted in coordination with the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA®) Annual Assembly, winners will probably be invited and strongly inspired to attend the convention with waived charges, contingent on overview of answer and achievement of winners’ obligations.