Doctors may be ordering too many coronary interventions
January 16, 2018 -- Physicians may be ordering too many percutaneous coronary intervention procedures by overestimating the degree of coronary stenosis in angiograms, according to a study from China published January 16 in JAMA Internal Medicine.  Discuss
FDA guidance urges lower radiation dose for kids
January 10, 2018 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on January 9 issued a new guidance urging healthcare providers to use the lowest radiation dose possible when performing medical imaging exams on children.  Discuss
CAD of chest tomosynthesis works best for new readers
December 26, 2017 -- Computer-aided detection (CAD) of digital chest tomosynthesis studies helped improve the diagnostic performance of inexperienced readers in a study by Japanese researchers published December 13 in Radiology. But CAD's effect was not statistically significant with physicians who had more experience.  Discuss
AI can spot large pneumothoraces on chest x-ray
December 20, 2017 -- Artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms can automatically detect large pneumothoraces on chest x-ray exams -- potentially speeding up the detection and reporting of these critical findings, according to research presented at the RSNA 2017 meeting in Chicago.  Discuss
Is seeing believing in imaging artificial intelligence?
December 8, 2017 -- Sometimes seeing is believing. An imaging artificial intelligence algorithm that can show why it made its diagnosis can go a long way toward building radiologist confidence in its findings, according to a scientific presentation at the recent RSNA 2017 meeting in Chicago.
Medical images reveal toll of opioid epidemic
November 30, 2017 -- The epidemic of opioid abuse is taking a heavy toll across the U.S., one that's become evident to emergency radiologists who are seeing the daily damage in medical images, according to a November 30 presentation at the RSNA 2017 meeting in Chicago.  Discuss
Tablet-controlled CT scanners lead Siemens products at RSNA
November 29, 2017 -- CHICAGO - An extension of its tablet-controlled Somatom go CT concept into new price points, a new flagship mammography system, and a new product launch for MRI scans of the knee are among the highlights in the RSNA 2017 booth of Siemens Healthineers.  Discuss
GE RSNA launches range from CT to molecular imaging
November 27, 2017 -- CHICAGO - In its booth at RSNA 2017, GE Healthcare is highlighting a wide range of product launches and upgrades, from a new CT scanner designed to make it easier to perform routine spectral imaging to new PET/CT and SPECT/CT systems.  Discuss
Toshiba rides into RSNA sunset with Canon on horizon
November 27, 2017 -- CHICAGO - RSNA 2017 marks the last year as an exhibitor for one of radiology's most storied brands, Toshiba Medical Systems. But have no fear: The company's products -- including a new super-high-resolution CT scanner being launched this week -- will appear under the Canon Medical Systems marque starting in January.  Discuss
Radiologists detect signs of domestic abuse on imaging
November 27, 2017 -- What findings on radiological images point to domestic abuse and sexual assault? Researchers from Brigham and Women's Hospital presented their findings on November 27 in a refresher course at the RSNA 2017 meeting.  Discuss