VIDEO FROM RSNA 2020
RADIOLOGY NEWS
CT quantifies COVID-19 severity, ongoing conditions
November 29, 2020 -- Throughout this year's COVID-19 pandemic, chest CT has proven to be a valuable tool for diagnosing the illness in particular clinical situations. CT's worth for COVID-19 diagnosis and triage was the subject of a trio of presentations on Sunday afternoon at RSNA 2020.  Discuss
AI algorithm can detect, quantify brain infarcts
November 29, 2020 -- Researchers discussed how they used a deep-learning algorithm to detect, quantify, and assess the severity of infarcts in the brain on diffusion-weighted MRI exams in acute ischemic stroke patients in a Sunday presentation at the virtual RSNA 2020 meeting.  Discuss
What's the German experience of COVID-19 imaging?
November 29, 2020 -- Radiologists from Hamburg, Germany, have presented comprehensive new data at RSNA 2020 about the use of CT and radiography in COVID-19 cases during the first wave of the pandemic.  Discuss
Canon touts wide-bore CT, AI for PET/CT at RSNA 2020
November 29, 2020 -- A new CT scanner with a wide 90-cm bore, new applications for artificial intelligence (AI)-based reconstruction of PET/CT, and cardiac spectral CT in a single heartbeat are among the highlights in the booth of Canon Medical Systems USA at this week's virtual RSNA 2020 show.  Discuss
Krupinski: Digital imaging contributes to radiologist burnout
November 29, 2020 -- Radiology's conversion to digital imaging has contributed to the feeling of burnout that many radiologists now experience, according to Elizabeth Krupinski, PhD, of Emory University, the winner of the 2020 Minnies award for Most Influential Radiology Researcher. In this video interview, Krupinski discusses the factors that can contribute to radiologist burnout.  Discuss
Carlos: Radiologists should become more involved in patient care
November 29, 2020 -- Radiologists should work to reintegrate themselves into patient care, according to Dr. Ruth Carlos, the winner of the 2020 Minnies award for Most Effective Radiology Educator. Carlos, editor in chief of the Journal of the American College of Radiology, discusses her career and her thoughts on where radiology is going with AuntMinnie.com.  Discuss
On.site portable CT scanner takes imaging directly to patients
November 29, 2020 -- This year's winner of the Minnies award for Best New Radiology Device is the Somatom On.site portable CT scanner from Siemens Healthineers, which takes imaging directly to the patient's bedside. AuntMinnie.com talked to Siemens Healthineers executives about the system in this video interview.  Discuss
Ultrasound AI helps solve real-world clinical problems
November 27, 2020 -- Artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms for ultrasound are helping to solve real-world clinical problems for end users, according to a new report from market research firm Omdia. AI is already helping ultrasound practitioners cope with strained resources.  Discuss
fMRI reveals why big games create lasting memories
November 25, 2020 -- Functional MRI reveals how feelings of surprise that people experience -- for example, while tracking ball possession changes in a sports broadcast -- create shifts in brain patterns that are key to the formation of strong memories, according to a study published November 25 in the journal Neuron.  Discuss
CT shows damaging effects of wood smoke on lungs
November 25, 2020 -- CT shows damage caused to the lungs in people who cook with natural fuels such as wood or brush, which can produce pollutants and toxins when burned, according to research to be presented at the upcoming virtual RSNA 2020 meeting.  Discuss