New technology visualizes radiation therapy dose in real-time
January 11, 2023 -- U.S. researchers say they have developed a new 3D imaging prototype for visualizing real-time radiation dose in patients undergoing radiation therapy. They published the results of their study on January 2 in Nature Biotechnology. Read More
AI model predicts cancer aggressiveness on PET
January 10, 2023 -- A machine-learning model based on PET imaging features shows promise for helping clinicians assess the aggressiveness of endometrial cancer prior to surgery, according to a study published online January 4 in Cancers. Read More
Brain PET/MRI scans reveal visual snow syndrome
January 9, 2023 -- PET/MRI scans have revealed significant structural and metabolic brain abnormalities in patients with visual snow syndrome, according to a study published December 30 in EJNMMI Research. Read More
MRgFUS up to the task for relieving painful bone metastases
January 6, 2023 -- MRI-guided focused ultrasound surgery (MRgFUS) is superior to external-beam radiation therapy for relieving pain in patients with bone metastases, according to Italian research published January 3 in Radiology. Read More
Photon-counting CT just as good as MRI for quantifying liver fat
December 28, 2022 -- Photon-counting CT (PCCT) performs just as well as MRI for quantifying liver fat in obese patients and can enable opportunistic screening for fatty liver disease, according to research results delivered at the recent RSNA meeting in Chicago. Read More
RSNA-ACR registry reveals usage patterns, benefits of 3D printing
December 21, 2022 -- Now in its second year of operation, the RSNA-American College of Radiology (ACR) 3D Printing Registry is accumulating data that will enable quality improvement and set the stage for reimbursement for 3D printing in radiology, according to research presented at RSNA 2022. Read More
Immersive VR training helps novice ultrasound users
December 20, 2022 -- Virtual reality training systems, whether they use gaming elements or not, enhance learning for trainees using focused lung ultrasound, research published December 17 in Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology found. Read More
CT radiomics show disparities in colorectal cancer treatment efficacy
December 7, 2022 -- CT radiomics data show significant associations between race and ethnicity and treatment efficacy for metastatic colorectal cancer, according to research presented at the RSNA meeting. Read More
3D printing technology could increase Mo-99 production
December 6, 2022 -- Researchers at the National Centre for Nuclear Research in Swierk, Poland, have secured a patent for the use of 3D printing technology to increase production of molybdenum-99 (Mo-99) for medical imaging. Read More
Radiomic features on CT help classify ovarian cancer subtypes
December 6, 2022 -- Radiomic features extracted from contrast-enhanced CT can help classify subtypes of epithelial ovarian cancer, a study published December 5 in JAMA Network Open found. Read More