Video from RSNA 2016: How will the 2016 election affect radiology? November 28, 2016 -- CHICAGO - Donald Trump's stunning triumph in the U.S. presidential election shocked the nation. How will a Trump presidency affect radiology? Jim Hamilton, president of the Radiology Business Management Association, offers some ideas on what the radiology community can look forward to under a Trump administration.
Screening DBT appears to benefit women of all ages November 28, 2016 -- Digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) is an effective breast cancer screening tool for women of all ages -- including those younger than 50, who may be prone to a higher rate of false positives, according to a presentation given on Sunday at the RSNA annual meeting.
MRI shows brain changes after 1 football season November 28, 2016 -- CHICAGO - A new study performed among high school football players in North Carolina suggests that just one season spent playing the game causes brain alternations. Findings from the study were presented on Monday at RSNA 2016.
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.
You're never too old for mammography screening, study finds November 28, 2016 -- There's no evidence that women 75 and older should discontinue regular mammography screening, according to a study presented at RSNA 2016 in Chicago. In fact, researchers from the University of California, San Francisco found that women between the ages of 75 and 90 continue to benefit from screening.
It helps to correlate radiology, pathology in PACS November 27, 2016 -- CHICAGO - Correlating radiology and pathology results directly within PACS software can save time and improve efficiency for radiologists who perform image-guided procedures, according to a presentation on Sunday at RSNA 2016.
The good, the bad, and the ugly in the digital age November 27, 2016 -- It's a digital age, and radiology has some important experiences to share as the healthcare enterprise continues to integrate technology into the practice of medicine, Dr. Robert Wachter, chair of the department of medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, told attendees at the opening session of RSNA 2016 in Chicago.
FDG-PET/CT targets metastases in cervical, endometrial cancer November 27, 2016 -- CHICAGO - With high specificity and negative predictive value, FDG-PET/CT can accurately detect distant metastases in women with cervical or endometrial cancer and spare them from unnecessary aggressive therapy, according to a study presented on Sunday at RSNA 2016.
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.