CHICAGO - Cardiac CT yields a high number of incidental findings, many of them clinically important, according to a study presented Sunday at the 2006 RSNA meeting. Researchers from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston analyzed 964 CT cardiac imaging studies acquired over a two-year period.
CHICAGO - An improvement in contrast may be one reason that full-field digital mammography (FFDM) performs better than film-screen mammography (FSM) in certain subgroups of women, according to the lead investigator of the Digital Mammographic Imaging Screening Trial (DMIST). Dr. Etta Pisano presented updated results Sunday at the RSNA meeting.
CHICAGO - An award-winning research project conducted by a medical student at the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center in Philadelphia found that whole-body FDG-PET added little additional information in staging patients with known primary breast cancer.
CHICAGO - Using a digital comparison technique that rapidly alternates new and prior images in front of another can yield significant improvement in the detection of lesions, according to a presentation Sunday at the 2006 RSNA meeting.
This year's RSNA theme is "Strengthening Professionalism."