RSNA 2018 News
Emergency CT use continues its exponential growth
November 28, 2018 -- CHICAGO - The utilization rate of CT continues to soar in U.S. hospital emergency departments, with radiologists interpreting the majority of these exams. What does the trend say about the state of emergent CT? Researchers from Pennsylvania explored the question in a Tuesday presentation at RSNA 2018.  Discuss
Video from RSNA 2018: A road map for AI and radiology
November 28, 2018 -- CHICAGO - What's being done to pave the way for the intelligent use of artificial intelligence (AI) and radiology? Dr. Keith Dreyer, PhD, and Dr. Bibb Allen Jr. of the American College of Radiology Data Science Institute discuss how the group is laying the groundwork to make AI an everyday clinical tool.  Discuss
Video from RSNA 2018: What DIAM means to you
November 28, 2018 -- CHICAGO - What's the Digital Imaging Adoption Model (DIAM), and why should you care? We talk with Kim Garriott of Logicalis, who explains how DIAM can help your facility track your progress in digital transformation against your peers.  Discuss
How effective is PET/MRI for rectal cancer?
November 28, 2018 -- CHICAGO - PET/MRI could very well provide all the answers clinicians need to evaluate and direct treatment for patients with rectal cancer, according to a trio of studies presented on Tuesday at RSNA 2018.  Discuss
The PACSman eyes the AI revolution
November 28, 2018 -- CHICAGO - The revolution in artificial intelligence (AI) is here, with even more AI technology on display at RSNA 2018 than at last year's meeting. But there's plenty of hype around AI in the halls of McCormick Place -- and that hasn't escaped the critical eye of Michael J. Cannavo, aka the PACSman.  Discuss
CAD helps less-experienced rads diagnose thyroid cancer
November 28, 2018 -- CHICAGO - Computer-aided diagnosis (CAD) technology helps radiologists of different experience levels better identify malignant thyroid nodules on ultrasound images, according to research presented on Monday at the RSNA meeting.  Discuss
fMRI finds brain alterations in gaming addiction
November 28, 2018 -- Functional MRI (fMRI) exams have revealed that internet gaming disorder is associated with gender-specific changes in the brain. Men have alterations in brain regions that affect impulse control, while women do not, according to research presented on Wednesday at the RSNA meeting in Chicago.  Discuss
Women under 40 benefit from mammography, too
November 28, 2018 -- Women younger than 40 who have dense breast tissue or a personal or family history of breast cancer may benefit from starting mammography screening at age 30, according to research presented on Wednesday at RSNA 2018 in Chicago.  Discuss
US-guided breast cryoablation offers new treatment option
November 28, 2018 -- Ultrasound-guided cryoablation shows promise as a new tool for treating breast cancers that are detected early and considered to be low-risk, according to research presented on Wednesday at the RSNA 2018 meeting.  Discuss
Virtual reality may help plan, guide glioma resection
November 27, 2018 -- CHICAGO - Virtual and augmented reality technologies offer an interactive, 3D visualization of brain cancer that can help improve preoperative planning and intraoperative guidance for brain tumor resection, according to a Tuesday presentation at RSNA 2018.  Discuss
RSNA 2018 Scientific & Educational Presentations
November 8, 2018 -- Our final destination on the Road to RSNA is imaging informatics, and specifically PACS, cybersecurity, structured reporting, clinical decision support, radiation dose-monitoring software, analytics, and issues regarding patient access to radiology results.
November 7, 2018 -- Key presentations at RSNA 2018 will discuss how artificial intelligence is helping clinicians in a variety of uses for digital x-ray, from improving dose calculations and analyzing suspicious lung nodules to hastening imaging exams and the care of patients in emergency rooms.
November 6, 2018 -- The integration of advanced visualization tools into healthcare has grown exponentially in recent years. At RSNA 2018, researchers will describe the various clinical applications of tools such as virtual and augmented reality, 3D printing, and cinematic rendering in dozens of workshops, presentations, and refresher courses.
November 5, 2018 -- RSNA 2018 will highlight the new ways ultrasound is changing clinical practice. Hot topics at year's RSNA meeting include the use of contrast-enhanced ultrasound and MR-guided focused ultrasound to diagnose different diseases, as well as the application of artificial intelligence in ultrasound imaging.
November 1, 2018 -- The scientific presentations focusing on CT at this year's RSNA conference speak to the modality's impressive resilience and continued development. Artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms, computer-aided detection (CAD), and updated protocols that are helping to reduce radiation dose, as well as the results from early studies of ultrahigh-resolution CT scanners, will be key topics discussed at the meeting.
October 31, 2018 -- Our Road to RSNA preview for the RSNA 2018 meeting in Chicago continues with MRI. Presentations at this year's conference will feature a range of hot topics, including artificial intelligence's impact on the modality, the issue of gadolinium-based contrast agents and also viable alternatives such as ferumoxytol, and PET/MRI's utilization in an increasing number of clinical applications.
October 30, 2018 -- Attendees of this year's RSNA meeting in Chicago will encounter a variety of studies on women's imaging topics, such as how digital breast tomosynthesis works in women with different backgrounds and types of breast tissue, ultrasound's role in breast cancer screening, the benefits of contrast-enhanced digital mammography, and how artificial intelligence can improve or enhance breast imaging.
October 29, 2018 -- Welcome to the first installment of this year's Road to RSNA preview of the RSNA 2018 meeting in Chicago. For the 10th year in a row, we're providing a modality-by-modality overview of selected scientific presentations to serve as your guide to events at McCormick Place. Our journey along the Road to RSNA begins with our preview of artificial intelligence (AI). Researchers will travel to the Windy City to share their experiences working with and developing AI applications in all aspects of the imaging process.