Technologists improve image quality from urgent care centers February 8, 2018 -- Radiology departments are facing a conundrum from the growing number of urgent care centers sending them x-rays that may not be of optimal diagnostic quality. A department in Texas offers some tips for improving urgent care pediatric imaging in research published online February 2 in the Journal of the American College of Radiology. Discuss
CAD of chest tomosynthesis works best for new readers December 26, 2017 -- Computer-aided detection (CAD) of digital chest tomosynthesis studies helped improve the diagnostic performance of inexperienced readers in a study by Japanese researchers published December 13 in Radiology. But CAD's effect was not statistically significant with physicians who had more experience. Discuss
AI can spot large pneumothoraces on chest x-ray December 20, 2017 -- Artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms can automatically detect large pneumothoraces on chest x-ray exams -- potentially speeding up the detection and reporting of these critical findings, according to research presented at the RSNA 2017 meeting in Chicago. Discuss
Is seeing believing in imaging artificial intelligence? December 8, 2017 -- Sometimes seeing is believing. An imaging artificial intelligence algorithm that can show why it made its diagnosis can go a long way toward building radiologist confidence in its findings, according to a scientific presentation at the recent RSNA 2017 meeting in Chicago.
Medical images reveal toll of opioid epidemic November 30, 2017 -- The epidemic of opioid abuse is taking a heavy toll across the U.S., one that's become evident to emergency radiologists who are seeing the daily damage in medical images, according to a November 30 presentation at the RSNA 2017 meeting in Chicago. Discuss
Tablet-controlled CT scanners lead Siemens products at RSNA November 29, 2017 -- CHICAGO - An extension of its tablet-controlled Somatom go CT concept into new price points, a new flagship mammography system, and a new product launch for MRI scans of the knee are among the highlights in the RSNA 2017 booth of Siemens Healthineers. Discuss
GE RSNA launches range from CT to molecular imaging November 27, 2017 -- CHICAGO - In its booth at RSNA 2017, GE Healthcare is highlighting a wide range of product launches and upgrades, from a new CT scanner designed to make it easier to perform routine spectral imaging to new PET/CT and SPECT/CT systems. Discuss
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 super-high-resolution CT scanner being launched this week -- will appear under the Canon Medical Systems marque starting in January. Discuss