RSNA 2019 News
RSNA 2019 NEWS
AR, 3D printing make waves in cardiac care
December 6, 2019 -- CHICAGO - What are the distinct benefits of 3D printing and augmented reality (AR) in the management of cardiac conditions, and what clinical scenarios are the technologies best suited for? Radiologists from Poland and Canada discussed these questions and more in a Thursday educational session at RSNA 2019.  Discuss
The 2019 PACSman Awards: All about AI
December 5, 2019 -- CHICAGO - RSNA 2019 was all about artificial intelligence (AI) -- now if only we could make heads or tails of it, writes Michael J. Cannavo, aka the PACSman. He offers his take on this year's meeting and doles out his annual PACSman Awards.  Discuss
Video from RSNA 2019: Survey finds high levels of burnout
December 5, 2019 -- CHICAGO - The results of a recent survey of radiology practice leaders paint a disturbing picture of the pervasiveness of burnout in radiology, with 77% of survey respondents saying burnout was either a significant or very significant problem. Dr. Jay Parikh of MD Anderson Cancer Center discusses the survey in this video interview.  Discuss
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
7-tesla MRI adds detail to cerebral microbleeds
December 4, 2019 -- CHICAGO - Researchers using 7-tesla MRI with susceptibility-weighted imaging (SWI) can discover more cerebral microbleeds in patients with diffuse axonal injury and better differentiate other anomalies than with 3-tesla SWI, according to a study presented Tuesday at RSNA 2019.  Discuss
RSNA 2019 Scientific & Educational Presentations
November 14, 2019 -- Our final destination on the Road to RSNA is imaging informatics -- specifically PACS, cybersecurity, structured reporting, clinical decision support (CDS), analytics, and issues regarding patient access to radiology results. RSNA 2019 attendees can learn how to improve their radiology reports, the benefits of CDS for radiologists, ways informatics can help better communicate imaging results, and much more.
November 13, 2019 -- Digital radiography (DR) maintains its solid foundation of diagnostic support for imaging centers, emergency departments, outpatient clinics, and mobile operations worldwide. Presentations at RSNA 2019 will feature hot topics such as how DR will benefit from artificial intelligence, dark-field x-ray, hardware improvements in DR systems, and other key research findings.
November 12, 2019 -- From 3D printing to virtual and augmented reality, advanced visualization technologies continue making great strides in healthcare with each passing year. RSNA 2019 attendees will have the opportunity to learn about and discuss these developments in a number of scientific and educational presentations, demonstrations, and hands-on workshops.
November 11, 2019 -- At this year's RSNA meeting, ultrasound's versatility will be on display via scientific presentations and posters, as well as refresher courses that will keep sonographers at the top of their game. Hot topics for RSNA 2019 include shear-wave elastography, contrast-enhanced ultrasound, automated breast ultrasound, and more.
November 7, 2019 -- The vast number of CT presentations at RSNA 2019 is a testament to the modality's resilience, its value, and its adaptability. This year's presentations will reaffirm the utility of tried-and-true imaging techniques and also feature relatively new technologies that have already begun reshaping the approach radiologists take to common clinical applications.
November 6, 2019 -- The diverse utility of MRI is endless, as evidenced in the wide range of clinical applications to be discussed in the scientific sessions of RSNA 2019. This year's meeting features presentations, posters, courses, and exhibits on topics such as imaging with field strengths that span from 0.55 tesla to 7 tesla, gadolinium-based contrast agents, safety in the MRI suite, and novel technologies such as MR elastography.
November 5, 2019 -- At RSNA 2019, attendees will have the opportunity to learn how artificial intelligence (AI) is transforming women's imaging, such as enhancing breast imaging, improving radiologists' workflow, and reducing recall rates with digital mammography. This year's conference will also feature presentations on shear-wave elastography, contrast-enhanced spectral mammography, and more.
November 4, 2019 -- Welcome to the first installment of this year's Road to RSNA preview of the RSNA 2019 meeting in Chicago. Our journey along the Road to RSNA begins with our preview of artificial intelligence (AI), a topic that's once again primed to take center stage at the meeting. AI research is largely focused these days on augmenting radiologists and improving the practice of radiology and patient care.
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