Deep learning of prostate MRI cancer measures up to radiologists
December 16, 2021 -- A deep-learning algorithm performed comparably to radiologist interpretations when it came to identifying prostate cancer on multiparametric MRI, according to study results presented at the RSNA 2021 meeting. Read More
Low-field MRI scanner could improve access to neuroimaging
December 16, 2021 -- A prototype low-cost, low-field MRI scanner operating at 0.055 tesla could expand access to neuroimaging in low- and middle-income countries, according to a study published December 14 in Nature Communications. Read More
MRI-guided focused ultrasound can help with pain for cancer patients
December 10, 2021 -- MRI-guided focused ultrasound can be superior to external-beam radiation therapy when it comes to pain relief and quality of life for metastatic bone disease patients, according to research presented November 30 at the RSNA 2021 annual meeting. Read More
Structural MRI may hold key to diagnosing CTE in the living
December 9, 2021 -- Structural MRI could help clinicians identify chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) in living individuals -- a feat that hasn't really been possible up to now, according to a study published December 7 in Alzheimer's Research & Therapy. Read More
Do all ED patients presenting with TIA get complete imaging workup?
December 6, 2021 -- Black individuals and elderly patients who present at the emergency department (ED) with transient ischemic attack (TIA) -- also known as ministroke -- are less likely to receive complete imaging workups, according to research presented November 30 at the RSNA meeting. 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
When to biopsy: How prostate MRI can transform best practice
December 2, 2021 -- In the era of MRI targeting, do all prostate cancer patients require an additional 12-core systematic biopsy? Moving away from default systematic biopsy in some cases may be wise, according to German researcher Dr. Dominik Deniffel, who has won a prestigious award for trainees at RSNA 2021. Read More
Progress made, but more needed for diffusion-weighted breast imaging
December 1, 2021 -- Diffusion-weighted imaging has made strides in research on its way to being used in radiology clinics for diagnostic and therapeutic use in breast imaging, but more work is needed, according to a talk given December 1 at the RSNA annual meeting. Read More
New MRI scanners drive Philips products at RSNA 2021
December 1, 2021 -- Two new MRI scanners at 3-tesla and 1.5-tesla field strengths are among the new product launches at RSNA 2021 for Philips. The company is also demonstrating a midrange CT scanner and a new interventional suite that combines CT with angiography. Read More
Video from RSNA 2021: Dr. Emanuel Kanal on MRI safety
December 1, 2021 -- CHICAGO - Despite the best efforts of radiology personnel, accidents continue to occur in the MRI suite. We spoke with MRI safety expert Dr. Emanuel Kanal about what's being done to prevent accidents and protect patients and radiology staff. Read More