Dual-energy CT scans of T-Rex reveal fossil's secrets
December 1, 2021 -- Using dual-energy CT (DECT), researchers have diagnosed bone disease in the fossilized jaw of a Tyrannosaurus rex named Tristan Otto, according to research presented this week at RSNA 2021. The work shows how DECT can be a noninvasive tool for paleontologists to investigate fossils. 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
Video from RSNA 2021: What are the hot trends at RSNA 2021?
November 30, 2021 -- CHICAGO - What are the hottest trends in radiology at this week's RSNA 2021 conference? We spoke with Dr. Sanjay Parekh and Steve Holloway from U.K. market insights firm Signify Research about what they see as the major trends on the technical exhibit floor. Read More
What can civility do for your radiology clinic?
November 30, 2021 -- Civility can improve the workplace by helping employees be more productive and engaged, according to a talk given November 30 by Christine Porath, PhD, from Georgetown at the RSNA annual meeting. Read More
Video from RSNA 2021: Is AI scaring medical students away from radiology?
November 30, 2021 -- CHICAGO - Is artificial intelligence (AI) scaring medical students away from choosing radiology as a specialty? Dr. Michael Atalay of Brown University presented research on this question at RSNA 2021, and we caught up with him in McCormick Place to discuss his study. Read More
Antioxidant agent protects DNA from ionizing radiation
November 30, 2021 -- N-acetylcysteine is a promising compound for protecting cells from DNA damage caused by ionizing radiation in medical imaging, according to preclinical research presented Tuesday morning at RSNA 2021 in Chicago. Read More
Video from RSNA 2021: The emergence of photon-counting CT
November 30, 2021 -- CHICAGO - One of the most exciting new medical imaging technologies to emerge in 2021 is photon-counting CT. But what is it, and why is it an improvement over existing technology? We talked to Cynthia McCollough, PhD, of the Mayo Clinic about photon-counting CT at this week's RSNA 2021 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
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