CHICAGO - New women's health products in several modalities are highlighted in the RSNA booth of Toshiba America Medical Systems, as the Tustin, CA, vendor also features recent research conducted with its 320-detector-row Aquilion One CT scanner.
CHICAGO - Johns Hopkins researchers found that cardiac stress MRI not only outperforms SPECT for detecting acute myocardial infarction in patients presenting to the emergency room with chest pain, it reveals important information about the cause of the pain, even when symptoms are unrelated to coronary artery disease.
CHICAGO - MRI proves better than mammography for measuring breast tumor response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy, according to research performed at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and eight other U.S. academic institutions for the American College of Radiology Imaging Network (ACRIN) 6657 study.
CHICAGO - Researchers at Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, DC, have found that radical robotic radiosurgery results in a "distinctive PET/CT imaging pattern" following treatment, which likely is related to high radiation doses delivered 1 cm or more around the tumor.
CHICAGO - The cancer Biomedical Informatics Grid (caBIG) Imaging Workspace is a national, multidisciplinary expert advisory board for the identification and prioritization of imaging informatics issues and projects. In only three years, this project is by far the biggest and most productive effort in imaging informatics today, according to Dr. Eliot Siegel at the RSNA annual meeting on Sunday.
Dr. Michael Linver talks about why he attends the...