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Brink: Radiology at epicenter of medical care delivery
November 29, 2021 -- Radiology is at the epicenter of medical care delivery, as it serves every medical specialty, according to Dr. James Brink of Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. Brink delivered a Monday morning plenary lecture at the RSNA 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
Mahoney encourages redefining radiology
November 29, 2021 -- Radiology needs to use the lessons it has learned from the COVID-19 pandemic to redefine itself as a value-based, service-oriented specialty, according to the president's address by Dr. Mary Mahoney in the opening session Sunday afternoon at RSNA 2021. Read More
To shake or not to shake hands? Enter the wristband
November 29, 2021 -- It's the dilemma facing every congress attendee these days: Do I shake hands with this colleague or not? In an enterprising attempt to solve this problem, colored wristbands are available at RSNA 2021 that indicate an individual's comfort level with contact. 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
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
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