Launching a radiology 3D printing lab is complicated, but worth it
February 9, 2022 -- It may be challenging for radiology departments to launch a 3D printing laboratory, but it's worth the effort to improve patient care, according to an article published online February 4 in RadioGraphics. Read More
Do doctors outside radiology value advanced visualization?
February 3, 2022 -- Whether it's 3D printing, virtual reality (VR), or 3D displays, physicians across a range of specialties appreciate the value of advanced visualization for viewing images, according to research published online January 30 in 3D Printing in Medicine. Read More
MRI finds link between adiposity, cognitive function
February 1, 2022 -- Measurements of visceral adipose tissue on MRI exams are associated with a patient's cognitive function, independent of cardiovascular risk factors, according to research published online February 1 in JAMA Network Open. Read More
3D printing may enable better planning for cervical disk implants
January 28, 2022 -- Using a CT scan of a spine, researchers have created a 3D-printed spine replica that could enable improved surgeries for cervical disk implants in patients with degenerative disk disease, according to research published recently in Sensors. Read More
Radiologists' trust of AI is critical for hospital adoption
January 26, 2022 -- It wasn't that long ago that artificial intelligence (AI) proponents perpetuated the notion of AI marketplaces, believing that they provide a more straightforward way to purchase the technology that would soon lead to widespread adoption in hospital systems. But acquiring AI algorithms has never been the most challenging aspect of AI adoption. Read More
CT radiomics, machine learning predict melanoma survival
January 21, 2022 -- The combination of CT radiomics and machine learning can predict survival of melanoma patients after immunotherapy better than relying only on tumor size data, according to research published online January 20 in JAMA Oncology. Read More
AI reconstruction aids lung nodule detection on ultralow-dose CT
January 20, 2022 -- A deep learning-based image reconstruction algorithm can enable detection of more lung nodules on ultralow-dose CT exams -- at radiation doses comparable to a chest x-ray, according to a study published January 18 in Radiology. Read More
3D printing enhances treatment of kidney stones
January 12, 2022 -- The combination of percutaneous nephrolithotomy and 3D-printed models produced from patient CT scans enables significantly better treatment of complex renal calculi, or kidney stones, according to research published January 10 in Scientific Reports. Read More
Radiomics model distinguishes vertebral compression fractures
January 10, 2022 -- A prediction model based on radiomics and traditional imaging findings was able to differentiate acute and chronic vertebral compression fractures on CT exams, according to research published online January 6 in Academic Radiology. Read More
What MRI sequence is best for brain volumetry?
January 7, 2022 -- Although automated volumetry can be performed on an ultrafast 3D brain MRI sequence, conventional image acquisition still yielded the best results in a study published online January 5 in the American Journal of Roentgenology. Read More