Automated lymph-node segmentation takes on tough task
December 1, 2016 -- CHICAGO - A new automated lymph-node segmentation system applies both neural networks and structured optimization methods to the difficult task of separating lymph nodes from similar surrounding tissues, according to a presentation at the 2016 RSNA meeting.
New line of MRI scanners is GE highlight at RSNA 2016
November 30, 2016 -- CHICAGO - A new line of MRI scanners, as well as new offerings in x-ray and ultrasound and enhancements to other modalities, are among the highlights for GE Healthcare at this year's RSNA meeting.
New CT, MRI scanners pace Siemens at RSNA 2016
November 30, 2016 -- CHICAGO - New scanner launches at the RSNA 2016 booth of Siemens Healthineers include a CT platform and MRI system, while other highlights range from a robotic interventional radiology system to classical x-ray.
Video from RSNA 2016: Next steps for CT colonography screening
November 30, 2016 -- CHICAGO - U.S. radiology practices are gearing up to offer colorectal cancer screening using CT colonography, after the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force gave the exam a thumbs up in June 2016. In this video from RSNA 2016, Dr. Perry Pickhardt from the University of Wisconsin offers advice for facilities thinking about adding this service.
High-pitch, low-contrast CTA transforms abdominal studies
November 30, 2016 -- CHICAGO - High-pitch, low-contrast-dose dual-source CT angiography (CTA) can solve any number of challenges related to imaging patients who may need frequent follow-up scans of the abdomen and pelvis, according to a Tuesday presentation at RSNA 2016.
An occasional drink doesn't hurt coronary arteries
November 29, 2016 -- CHICAGO - Having an alcoholic drink once or twice a day does not appear to affect the coronary arteries, based on scans with coronary CT angiography, researchers reported on Tuesday at the RSNA annual meeting.
Imaging informatics drives new RSNA releases for Philips
November 29, 2016 -- CHICAGO - Philips Healthcare is putting a big emphasis on imaging informatics software in its booth at RSNA 2016, rolling out a series of new applications for a variety of modalities and clinical applications.
Pregnancy complications presage later coronary disease
November 28, 2016 -- CHICAGO - African-American women who experience common pregnancy complications are more likely to present with coronary artery disease at CT decades later, according to a new study presented on Sunday at the RSNA meeting.
New MRI, CT scanners pace Toshiba RSNA launches
November 27, 2016 -- New product launches in MRI and CT are among the highlights in the RSNA 2016 booth of Toshiba America Medical Systems. The company is also launching a double-sliding interventional C-arm and featuring new enhancements in ultrasound.
Siemens launches line of tablet-controlled CT scanners
November 27, 2016 -- Siemens Healthineers is launching a new line of value-based CT scanners at this week's RSNA 2016 meeting in Chicago. Called Somatom go, the systems are novel in that scanner functions can be controlled using a tablet computer, freeing technologists from the operator's console and creating a more mobile workflow.