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Participation in CT lung screening reaches new heights
December 5, 2019 -- CHICAGO - Years of outreach and awareness campaigns appear to be paying off for CT lung cancer screening in a big way: The participation rate among eligible individuals in the U.S. has increased by as much as sevenfold in recent years, according to a presentation on Wednesday at RSNA 2019.  Discuss
Video from RSNA 2019: The 4 pillars of enterprise imaging
December 5, 2019 -- CHICAGO - Is your healthcare system considering an enterprise imaging strategy? Luke Bideaux of Vega Imaging Informatics explains why you should consider basing it on what he calls the four pillars of enterprise imaging.  Discuss
Technologist-performed WBUS is helpful in dense breasts
December 5, 2019 -- CHICAGO - Handheld whole-breast ultrasound (WBUS) performed by mammography technologists can be a time-efficient method for adjuvant screening of women with dense breasts, according to research presented Wednesday at the 2019 RSNA meeting.  Discuss
Video from RSNA 2019: Impostor syndrome in radiology
December 5, 2019 -- CHICAGO - What is impostor syndrome, and how common is it in radiology? Dr. Geraldine McGinty, board chair of the American College of Radiology, discusses the phenomenon and what can be done to address it.  Discuss
Top poster prizewinners enjoy the moment at RSNA 2019
December 5, 2019 -- Research groups across the globe were celebrating on Wednesday afternoon at RSNA 2019, when the 28 winners of the prestigious magna cum laude awards were unveiled. Recreational drug use, 3D printing, bariatric surgery, and MR elastography of the brain were among the prizewinning topics.  Discuss
Philips places emphasis on AI at RSNA 2019
December 4, 2019 -- CHICAGO - Philips Healthcare is putting a major emphasis on artificial intelligence (AI) in its booth at RSNA 2019, showing technology designed to improve workflow and help customers choose from a range of AI algorithms to analyze medical images.  Discuss
Video from RSNA 2019: Get ready for changes to radiology billing in 2020
December 4, 2019 -- CHICAGO - A host of changes in radiology billing and coding are coming in 2020 -- is your imaging facility prepared? Find out about some of the more important changes -- such as the arrival of clinical decision support -- in this video interview with Sandy Coffta of Healthcare Administrative Partners.  Discuss
MRI links oral contraceptives to smaller hypothalamic volumes
December 4, 2019 -- Researchers have found that healthy women taking oral contraceptives had significantly smaller hypothalamus volume, compared with women not taking the birth control pill. In a study presented Wednesday at RSNA 2019, they also pointed out smaller hypothalamic volume is linked to anger and depression.  Discuss
Video from RSNA 2019: The PACSman takes on artificial intelligence
December 4, 2019 -- CHICAGO - Long known for his iconoclastic views on digital image management, the PACSman -- Michael J. Cannavo -- also has a few thoughts on the looming impact of artificial intelligence in radiology. Hear them firsthand in this video interview from RSNA 2019.  Discuss
FDG-PET/CT within a year of heart valve surgery looks safe
December 4, 2019 -- CHICAGO - How soon after aortic prosthetic heart valve implantation can patients safely undergo FDG-PET/CT? A study presented Tuesday at the RSNA annual meeting found that such a scan within the first 12 months is quite feasible.  Discuss
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