How to make the most of private office imaging December 5, 2016 -- The number of imaging procedures conducted in private offices has gone down, due to a variety of factors. But there are still opportunities for radiologists to offer quality patient care in this setting, according to a presentation given at RSNA 2016 last week.
Could wearable devices change practice of radiology? December 2, 2016 -- CHICAGO - Wearable visual overlay devices such as Google Glass and Microsoft's HoloLens may offer value in a number of radiology applications, according to a poster presentation at the 2016 RSNA meeting.
Study suggests short-term sleep loss hurts the heart December 2, 2016 -- CHICAGO - Using cardiac MRI, researchers from Germany found that going without sleep for a short period of time appeared to affect cardiac function in radiologists. Results of the study were presented at the RSNA annual conference.
Food for thought: Rice bodies puzzle MSK experts December 1, 2016 -- Rice bodies are unique to musculoskeletal (MSK) radiology, but their pathogenesis and significance in articular tissue response to inflammation are still unclear, according to award-winning research from Turkey presented at RSNA 2016.
Video from RSNA 2016: Why aren't women picking radiology? December 1, 2016 -- CHICAGO - There are just about as many women as men in medical school, but far fewer female medical trainees are picking radiology as their medical field of choice. What can be done to make radiology more attractive to women? We talk to Dr. Holly Jumper of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences to find out.
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.
Video from RSNA 2016: How common is career burnout among radiologists? December 1, 2016 -- CHICAGO - Under pressure from a variety of forces, many radiologists are reporting higher levels of career burnout. How common is this phenomenon, and how can it be recognized? Dr. Felix Chew of the University of Washington reports on his findings of burnout among musculoskeletal radiologists in this video from RSNA 2016.
Deep learning shows promise for reading chest x-rays November 30, 2016 -- CHICAGO - A deep-learning method offers potential for providing a "human-like" diagnosis on chest x-rays, a group from the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical Center reported this week at the 2016 RSNA meeting.