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X-Ray Setu on WhatsApp: Platform will detect Kovid-19 on WhatsApp with chest X-ray, will work like this

X-Ray Setu on WhatsApp: Platform will detect Kovid-19 on WhatsApp with chest X-ray, will work like this

X-raySetu: Will help in the analysis of chest-x-ray on WhatsApp.

artificial intelligence With the help of (AI), now the doctors of the country in a few minutes covid-19 infectionI am catching on WhatsApp. A new artificial intelligence platform has been developed, so that doctors will get chest X-ray of the patient and they will be able to analyze it in few minutes on WhatsApp. Doctors who have X-ray machines can do rapid screening of symptoms of Kovid-19 through chest X-ray on WhatsApp. With this, Kovid will be detected earlier. Now more than 1200 reports have been analyzed in rural areas with this application.

The name of this platform is XraySetu. It can also capture low-resolution images accurately and will give results very easily and quickly. In such a situation, it is believed that now it will help in early detection of Kovid infection in villages.

What is it XraySetu?

A non-profit organization named ARTPARK (AI & Robotics Technology Park) of the Indian Institute of Science (Bengaluru) has developed XraySetu in association with the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India and Bengaluru-based healthtech startup Niramayi. It has been designed in such a way that it can analyze even low-resolution images of chest-X rays sent on WhatsApp and detect Kovid infection from it.

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How will it work?

To use this platform, doctors have to go to and click on ‘Try the Free XraySetu Beta’ button.

From here another page will open, from where there will be an option to open X-ray on the web through WhatsApp-based chatbot or through mobile application. Users can choose from these according to their convenience.

Apart from this, there is also another way. Doctors can send a WhatsApp message to this phone number +91 8046163838 to start the service of this platform. After this, they just have to click on the patient’s X-ray and within a few minutes they will get a two-page diagnostic, with the annotations for review.

In this, a localized heatmap is also given in the report, considering the possibility of Kovid-19 contraction, so that doctors can take a look at it too.

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How effective is it?

A large number of X-ray images have been used to test this application, while X-rays of hundreds of Kovid patients have also been checked. 1,25,000 X-ray images from the United Kingdom’s National Institutes of Health have been examined and validated, while in India, X-rays of 1,000 Kovid patients have also been seen. It has shown 98.86 percent sensitivity and 74.74 percent specificity.

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