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
Fetuses exposed to alcohol show altered brain structure on MRI
December 1, 2021 -- Fetuses exposed to alcohol show altered brain structures on MRI compared with healthy counterparts, according to a study presented December 1 by Austrian researchers at the RSNA 2021 meeting. Read More
MRI illuminates TBI's long-term effects
December 1, 2021 -- MRI elucidates the long-term effects mild traumatic brain injury (TBI) can have on patients, according to two studies highlighted on Tuesday at the RSNA meeting. Read More
Why do Spaniards live so long? Imaging of longevity
December 1, 2021 -- Life expectancy in Spain is nearly 86 years -- the highest in Europe and the fourth-highest worldwide -- RSNA 2021 delegates learned on Monday. This has major implications for radiology. Read More
GE targets radiology efficiency with new product launches
November 30, 2021 -- CHICAGO - GE Healthcare is launching new products across a range of medical imaging modalities at RSNA 2021, with a common theme: making radiology departments and imaging centers more efficient. The introductions include a new MRI family and a new CT scanner. Read More
Video from RSNA 2021: Tobias Gilk on MRI safety
November 30, 2021 -- CHICAGO - Despite efforts to make the MRI environment safer, accidents continue to occur, most often due to the modality's powerful magnetic fields. We talked to MRI safety expert Tobias Gilk about what more can be done. Read More
Canon's virtual exhibit highlights include new MRI scanner
November 29, 2021 -- While Canon Medical Systems opted not to exhibit in person in McCormick Place, the company is still showcasing its products with a virtual exhibition. Among Canon's highlights are a new MRI scanner, deep learning-based enhancements in CT reconstruction, and a new ultrasound package. Read More
Could nonscanning factors affect abbreviated MRI workflow?
November 29, 2021 -- Nonscanning time between abbreviated breast MRI exams contributes to workflow problems, preventing more patients from being imaged, according to research presented Sunday at the RSNA 2021 annual meeting. Read More
Myocarditis linked to COVID-19 affects small number of athletes
November 29, 2021 -- Heart inflammation linked to COVID-19 affects nearly 2.5% of college athletes, according to research being presented at the RSNA annual meeting. Read More
Photon-counting CT scanner paces Siemens at RSNA 2021
November 28, 2021 -- A new photon-counting CT scanner called Naeotom Alpha is the main attraction at the RSNA 2021 booth of Siemens Healthineers this week. The company is also highlighting new product launches in MRI, conventional CT, software for women's health, and other modalities. Read More