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
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
CEUS helps identify lymph nodes in breast cancer patients
November 30, 2021 -- Contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) lymphosonography is useful in identifying sentinel lymph nodes in breast cancer patients undergoing surgery, according to research presented November 29 at the RSNA annual meeting. Read More
AI could help with breast ultrasound workloads
November 30, 2021 -- Artificial intelligence (AI) can reduce false-positive findings and potentially eliminate up to 80% of breast ultrasound exams from the radiologist worklist, according to research presented November 29 at the RSNA annual meeting. 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
AI captures bone mineral density data on hip x-rays
November 29, 2021 -- An artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm can obtain bone mineral density data on hip radiographs similar to the data garnered from dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry scans, according to research presented Sunday at RSNA 2021 in Chicago. Read More
F-18 fluoroestradiol tracer useful for diagnosing breast cancer
November 28, 2021 -- F-18 fluoroestradiol PET/CT imaging could improve patient management in women with invasive lobular carcinoma breast cancer, according to a presentation Sunday morning at the RSNA 2021 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
DBT maintains screening benefits over time
November 28, 2021 -- Digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) has shown itself to be a valid, beneficial breast imaging technology over a decade after it first became commercially available, according to research presented Sunday at the RSNA 2021 annual meeting. Read More
Breast MRI shows effects of IUDs on body
November 22, 2021 -- Breast MRI shows that intrauterine contraceptive devices (IUDs) have systemic effects on the body and not just the uterus. The phenomenon could affect the accuracy of breast MRI, according to research being presented at the RSNA 2021 annual meeting. Read More
Special Feature
Should breast ultrasound scans after COVID vaccines be postponed?

When using ultrasound to follow up on suspicious breast masses in patients who just got a second dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, it may be wise to postpone scans to between 12 and 16 weeks to reduce unnecessary biopsies, according to research published in the American Journal of Roentgenology. Read more

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