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
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
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
Chest CT gauges COVID-19 disease severity, mortality risk
November 28, 2021 -- As the COVID-19 pandemic has progressed, chest CT has proved to be a valuable tool not only for diagnosing COVID-19 but also for predicting outcomes. On Sunday at RSNA 2021, investigators shared study results that further demonstrated CT's effectiveness for assessing disease severity and patients' risk of death. Read More
How ultrasound can help speed up winemaking
November 24, 2021 -- Radiologists may not want to take their work home with them, but with the holiday season approaching, what if you could try a glass of wine "treated" with ultrasound to improve its taste and sensation? Read More
Will cancer death rates increase in wake of COVID-19?
November 24, 2021 -- During the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, the volume of CT scans performed for cancer screening fell by 82%, while CT scans for other uses dropped as well, according to research to be presented at the upcoming RSNA 2021 meeting. Read More
How to shop for AI, enterprise imaging, and more at RSNA 2021
November 24, 2021 -- Imaging consultant Michael J. Cannavo shares his tips for how to shop for artificial intelligence (AI) software, PACS, enterprise imaging, and more at RSNA 2021. Read More
PET/MRI proves valuable in difficult epilepsy cases
November 24, 2021 -- PET/MRI can identify the brain lesions causing seizures in patients with drug-resistant epilepsy when standard approaches fail, according to research published November 20 in Epilepsy Research. The findings may offer hope for patients for whom surgery is often the only treatment option. Read More
Emerging medical imaging technology will improve healthcare disparities
November 24, 2021 -- Recent advances in medical imaging technology have the potential to transform global healthcare, saving and improving the lives of millions. MVision Medical Devices CEO Ron Weinberger, PhD explains his perspective. Read More
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