RSNA 2019 News
RSNA 2019 NEWS
Video from RSNA 2019: Vaping and lung disease
December 2, 2019 -- CHICAGO - The connection between e-cigarette vaping and a series of mysterious lung ailments in young people has mystified healthcare providers and the public alike. We talked with Dr. Seth Kligerman of the University of California, San Diego on the phenomenon and how radiologists can recognize it.  Discuss
Expansion of AI tools highlights GE at RSNA
December 2, 2019 -- CHICAGO - New advancements in its Edison artificial intelligence (AI) program are a major focus in the RSNA 2019 booth of GE Healthcare. The company is rolling out Edison-based tools across multiple modalities, while also highlighting new developments in CT, MRI, interventional, and x-ray.  Discuss
AI predicts future healthcare costs using chest x-rays
December 2, 2019 -- CHICAGO - An artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm can predict the future healthcare expenses a patient will incur over the next five years just by analyzing their chest radiographs, according to award-winning research presented Monday at the 2019 RSNA meeting.  Discuss
Heart disease treatment planning viable on CCTA, FFR-CT
December 2, 2019 -- CHICAGO - Coronary CT angiography (CCTA) with fractional flow reserve CT (FFR-CT) analysis proved to be a reliable alternative to invasive coronary angiography in treatment decision-making for patients with coronary artery disease, in a study presented on Monday at RSNA 2019.  Discuss
Ga-68 DOTATATE PET/MRI could be boon for meningioma
December 2, 2019 -- CHICAGO - The combination of gallium-68 (Ga-68) DOTATATE PET and MRI can greatly improve the assessments of how well patients with meningiomas respond to surgery and/or radiation treatment, according to a study presented Sunday at the RSNA 2019 meeting.  Discuss
MRI-guided prostate cancer treatment shows promise
December 2, 2019 -- Researchers are touting the efficacy of a new, incision-free MRI-guided procedure that uses therapeutic ultrasound to treat prostate cancer and benign enlargement of the prostate gland in a multicenter study. Findings were presented Monday at RSNA 2019 in Chicago.  Discuss
United Imaging launches mobile PET/CT unit at RSNA 2019
December 2, 2019 -- CHICAGO - United Imaging Healthcare is marking its second RSNA meeting as an exhibitor by launching a new mobile digital PET/CT scanner, UMI 550. The company is also debuting an ultrawide-bore 3-tesla MRI scanner and is showcasing products that have received regulatory clearance since last year's meeting.  Discuss
Human connection is key to progress in radiology
December 1, 2019 -- CHICAGO - In a medical world moving at ever-increasing speeds and making greater demands, it will require a conscious effort on the part of individual radiologists to create a culture of patient interaction and keep humanity at the forefront of the specialty, RSNA 2019 President Dr. Valerie Jackson said in her opening address.  Discuss
AI accurately detects vertebral fractures on CT
December 1, 2019 -- CHICAGO - An artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm can accurately detect vertebral fractures on CT images containing the spine, enabling opportunistic screening of these patients, according to research presented Sunday at the 2019 RSNA meeting.  Discuss
Canon launches spectral CT, digital PET/CT at RSNA
December 1, 2019 -- CHICAGO - A new wide-area spectral CT scanner with data reconstruction based on artificial intelligence, a new fully digital PET/CT scanner, and enhancements in ultrasound, MRI, and interventional imaging are among the highlights in the RSNA 2019 booth of Canon Medical Systems USA.  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.