RSNA 2017 News
Toshiba rides into RSNA sunset with Canon on horizon
November 27, 2017 -- CHICAGO - RSNA 2017 marks the last year as an exhibitor for one of radiology's most storied brands, Toshiba Medical Systems. But have no fear: The company's products -- including a new superhigh-resolution CT scanner being launched this week -- will appear under the Canon Medical Systems marque starting in January.  Discuss
fMRI helps guide therapy designed to reduce tinnitus
November 27, 2017 -- Researchers from Ohio used functional MRI (fMRI) scans to measure the effectiveness of a neurofeedback therapy that could be used to help individuals with tinnitus, or a prolonged sound or ringing in the ears. Results of the study were presented on November 27 at the RSNA 2017 meeting.  Discuss
Radiologists detect signs of domestic abuse on imaging
November 27, 2017 -- What findings on radiological images point to domestic abuse and sexual assault? Researchers from Brigham and Women's Hospital presented their findings on November 27 in a refresher course at the RSNA 2017 meeting.  Discuss
MRI shows brain changes after 1 season of youth football
November 27, 2017 -- MRI brain scans taken before and after the start of football season have uncovered abnormalities in young players' default mode network after just one season, according to two studies presented on Monday at RSNA 2017 in Chicago.  Discuss
Deep-learning algorithm can stratify lung nodule risk
November 26, 2017 -- CHICAGO - A deep-learning algorithm can automatically assess a lung nodule's risk of malignancy with a high level of accuracy, according to a presentation on Sunday at the RSNA 2017 meeting.  Discuss
Innovative imaging in the era of precision radiology
November 26, 2017 -- CHICAGO - Radiologists must be keen to explore, invent, and transform in a continuous effort to reinvent radiology. Indeed, it is now time for radiology to be proactive in advancing new technology to enhance the value of medicine, RSNA 2017 President Dr. Richard Ehman said in his opening address.  Discuss
PET/CT, MRI foretell developing neurofibromas
November 26, 2017 -- CHICAGO - Researchers from Spain are following the adage "forewarned is forearmed" by using PET/CT and MRI to predict which lesions could progress to malignant neurofibromas. They presented their findings on Sunday at RSNA 2017.  Discuss
Siemens launches new CT scanners at RSNA 2017
November 26, 2017 -- Siemens Healthineers is launching four new CT scanners at this week's RSNA meeting, including two systems that expand its tablet-controlled Somatom go platform into higher price points. The vendor will also show a novel automated patient positioning system based on a 3D camera installed in the scanning suite.  Discuss
Mammo recalls don't keep women from other tests
November 26, 2017 -- False positives on mammography do not deter women from undergoing other screening tests, such as cervical cancer or osteoporosis screening, according to research presented on Sunday at the RSNA 2017 meeting in Chicago.  Discuss
#MyRadGirlfriend No. 51: First do no harm
November 25, 2017 -- Radiology professionals often express a number of reasons for why they'd rather not spend the weekend after Thanksgiving at the RSNA meeting in Chicago -- just ask them. But Priya may have come up with a new one in the next installment of #MyRadGirlfriend.  Discuss
RSNA 2017 Scientific & Educational Presentations
November 13, 2017 -- Radiography is medical imaging's first modality, but over a century after its discovery it's still going strong, with new technologies and clinical applications giving x-ray a renewed sense of vibrancy. At RSNA 2017, one of the most exciting technologies will be artificial intelligence.
November 9, 2017 -- RSNA 2017 might be remembered as the annual meeting when women's imaging took a quantum leap forward with the burgeoning utilization of artificial intelligence, machine learning, deep learning, and computer-aided detection/diagnosis.
November 8, 2017 -- RSNA 2017 is almost here, and considering all the developments in advanced visualization that have taken place this past year, the timing couldn't be better. Numerous workshops, courses, and presentations in McCormick Place will cover the basics of 3D printing and how to incorporate it into medical practice.
November 7, 2017 -- At the upcoming RSNA 2017 meeting in Chicago, you'll hear variations on the key theme of how ultrasound in its various forms helps clinicians diagnose disease, stage treatment, and track healing. Technologies under discussion will range from shear-wave elastography and contrast-enhanced ultrasound to MRI-guided high-intensity focused ultrasound, just to name a few.
November 6, 2017 -- Our next destination on the Road to RSNA is a stop in artificial intelligence (AI) for a preview of this year's presentations on AI in medical imaging, including machine learning, deep learning, and computer-aided detection/diagnosis. If you thought AI had taken off at RSNA 2016, you haven't seen anything yet.
November 2, 2017 -- At RSNA 2017, researchers are highlighting the most advanced CT methods to refine diagnoses, track diseases, and even predict the onset of adverse events. The unending pursuit of CT image quality will be one of the key themes of this year's conference.
November 1, 2017 -- MRI might be considered a mature modality, but researchers and clinicians are constantly exploring new avenues for the decades-old imaging technology. RSNA 2017 will feature presentations on multiparametric MRI, hybrid multidimensional MRI, and new sequences for metal artifact reduction.
October 31, 2017 -- Scientific sessions in women's imaging at RSNA 2017 will range from classic research on the effectiveness of breast cancer screening to cutting-edge studies on the use of advanced technologies such as deep learning to improve breast cancer detection.
October 30, 2017 -- Welcome to the first installment of this year's Road to RSNA preview of the RSNA 2017 meeting in Chicago. For the ninth year in a row, we're providing a modality-by-modality overview of the most important scientific sessions to serve as your guide to events at McCormick Place. Our journey along the Road to RSNA begins with our preview of imaging informatics, and specifically PACS, cybersecurity, clinical decision support, radiation dose-monitoring software, structured reporting, analytics, and issues regarding patient access to radiology results.