Automated pipeline enables body composition analysis on chest CT
December 15, 2021 -- Body composition analysis can be performed on chest CT exams with help from an automated pipeline that includes deep-learning algorithms, according to research presented recently at RSNA 2021 in Chicago. Read More
Osteoporosis risk can be predicted on dual-energy CT
December 13, 2021 -- Volumetric assessment of bone mineral density on dual-energy CT exams can yield accurate predictions for future risk of osteoporosis-associated fractures, according to research presented at RSNA 2021 in Chicago. Read More
AI can predict mortality from DEXA body composition data
December 7, 2021 -- Changes in body composition over time can be identified on total-body dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry (DEXA) exam by artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms and help to predict mortality risk, according to research presented at RSNA 2021 in Chicago. Read More
AI algorithm enables accelerated, higher-quality spine MRI
December 6, 2021 -- An artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm was able to enable spine MRI exams to be acquired as much as 72% faster while improving image quality, according to a presentation Thursday at RSNA 2021 in Chicago. Read More
Deep learning slashes spine MRI exam time by up to 50%
December 1, 2021 -- Spine MRI exams reconstructed by a deep learning algorithm are comparable to images taken with conventional MRI -- and using deep learning cuts exam time by up to 50%, according to a presentation delivered Wednesday morning at the RSNA meeting. Read More
Can cooled RF ablation relieve post-knee replacement pain?
November 23, 2021 -- Cooled radiofrequency (RF) ablation procedures can relieve pain that persists following total knee replacement, according to new research being presented at the RSNA 2021 meeting in Chicago. Read More
How to generate patient-specific augmented reality models
November 1, 2021 -- As advanced visualization techniques such as augmented reality (AR) continue to proliferate, radiologists need to become familiar with these technologies, according to an article published online October 28 in 3D Printing in Medicine. Read More
Body composition analysis predicts mortality in spinal metastases
October 26, 2021 -- Body composition analysis of preoperative abdomen CT exams can opportunistically predict mortality in patients who have spinal metastases, according to research published online October 23 in the Spine Journal. Read More
AI Visualize sues Nuance, Mach7 for patent infringement
October 21, 2021 -- Cloud-based software developer AI Visualize has filed a patent infringement suit against speech recognition and artificial intelligence (AI) software developer Nuance Communications and enterprise image management firm Mach7 Technologies. Read More
VR helps quantify lung damage in COVID-19 patients
October 19, 2021 -- Virtual reality (VR) software can be used to quantify lung damage on the CT exams of COVID-19 patients, potentially helping to guide patient management, according to research presented at this week's virtual Chest 2021 meeting. Read More