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Including more Black smokers in lung screening would save lives
December 2, 2021 -- Increasing the number of African American and Black smokers who get screened for lung cancer with low-dose CT would reduce mortality rates from the disease, according to research shared Thursday morning at the RSNA meeting. Read More
More research, transparency needed for combining AI with DBT
December 2, 2021 -- Combining digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) and artificial intelligence (AI) could help even more with breast cancer outcomes, but more rigorous trials are needed, according to a presentation given December 1 at the RSNA annual meeting. Read More
States failed to prioritize cancer patients for COVID-19 vaccines
December 2, 2021 -- Most states winged it with poor results last spring when it came to prioritizing vulnerable cancer patients for COVID-19 vaccines, with guidance from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention too broad to be useful, according to research presented December 2 at the RSNA 2021 annual meeting. Read More
What's still hot in GI fluoroscopy?
December 2, 2021 -- There's no doubt that barium radiology procedures have plummeted in recent years, but gastrointestinal (GI) fluoroscopy remains an important tool to teach trainees to prepare them for clinical practice, according to a talk Wednesday at RSNA 2021 in Chicago. Read More
New radiotracer improves management of prostate cancer patients
December 2, 2021 -- PET imaging with the radiotracer F-18 DCFPyL detects more metastatic tumors and can significantly improve treatment decisions compared with conventional imaging in patients with prostate cancer, according to research presented Wednesday at RSNA 2021 in Chicago. Read More
AI model spots health disparities in COVID-19 patients
December 2, 2021 -- An artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm can identify racial or ethnic health disparities in COVID-19 patients based on their analysis of their chest radiographs, according to research presented Wednesday at RSNA 2021 in Chicago. Read More
Regulatory and payment issues that will impact radiology in 2022
December 2, 2021 -- Keeping up with various healthcare rules and regulations from federal and state authorities can sometimes be overwhelming for a practice's management. Rebecca Farrington of Healthcare Administrative Partners outlines the most important regulatory issues to be aware of for 2022. Read More
When to biopsy: How prostate MRI can transform best practice
December 2, 2021 -- In the era of MRI targeting, do all prostate cancer patients require an additional 12-core systematic biopsy? Moving away from default systematic biopsy in some cases may be wise, according to German researcher Dr. Dominik Deniffel, who has won a prestigious award for trainees at RSNA 2021. Read More
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
New MRI scanners drive Philips products at RSNA 2021
December 1, 2021 -- Two new MRI scanners at 3-tesla and 1.5-tesla field strengths are among the new product launches at RSNA 2021 for Philips. The company is also demonstrating a midrange CT scanner and a new interventional suite that combines CT with angiography. Read More
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