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Artificial intelligence The literature has produced a wealth of studies on AI's potential to make procedures safer and more effective. AI can be used to assess data collected from past cases to predict where polyps may be pres- ent during screening colonoscopies. The information provides physi- cians with a better ability to detect and diagnose colorectal polyps they may have previously missed due to human error or blind spots (osmag.net/eB9HqK). Orthopedic surgeon Kevin Stone, MD, of San Francisco's Stone Clinic, uses AI to perfect surgical techniques. Dr. Stone uploads his medical records to an AI-driven data-mining system to perform out- come studies on procedures his clinic has developed for meniscus transplantation, Achilles tendon and cartilage repair, and comparison of allograft and auto- graft ACL reconstruc- tions. Among other benefits, the resulting information gleaned from AI enhances patient safety. "We don't think a doctor should do something to, or put something in, a patient that they don't study outcomes for, and try to improve the process," says Dr. Stone. One AI-based sys- tem attracting atten- 3 4 • O U T PA T I E N T S U R G E R Y M A G A Z I N E • A P R I L 2 0 2 0 Ansell, ® and ™ ÑŗøťŗÑñøİÑŗĦŜĺſıøñêƅıŜøĩĩYĕİĕťøñĺŗĺıøĺċĕťŜÑƥĕĩĕÑťøŜǍÑťøıťøñÑıñÑıñıĺıǞÑťøıťŜøıñĕıČLJ ſſſǍÑıŜøĩĩǍëĺİǓŔÑťøıťİÑŗĦĕıČțƱƯưƸıŜøĩĩYĕİĕťøñǍĩĩĕČđťŜøŜøŗžøñǍ For more information or to receive a sample, visit www.ansell.com/TRIP-NO-MORE or call 866-764-3327 TRIP-NO-MORE ™ CORD COVER đøêŗĕČđťĺŗÑıČøŗĕŔǞbĺǞaĺŗøëĺŗñëĺžøŗťÑİøŜūıŗūĩƅ øŖūĕŔİøıťëĺŗñŜĺıkǍǍƨĺĺŗŜLjđøĩŔĕıČŔŗøžøıťťŗĕŔŜ ÑıñċÑĩĩŜǍbĺſſĕťđƳƯȐİĺŗøÑñđøŜĕžøċĺŗĕİŔŗĺžøñ ÑñđøŗøıëøLjťđøŗĕŔǞbĺǞaĺŗøëĺŗñëĺžøŗĕŜÑžÑĕĩÑêĩøĕıƷǦLj ưƯǦÑıñưƱǦſĕñťđŜťĺİøøťÑžÑŗĕøťƅĺċëĺžøŗÑČøıøøñŜǍ Control the chaos — order a free sample today! COVERAGE FOR ANY LEVEL OF CHAOS

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