What's still hot in GI fluoroscopy?
December 2, 2021 -- There's no doubt that barium radiology procedures have plummeted in recent years, but gastrointestinal (GI) fluoroscopy remains an important tool to teach trainees to prepare them for clinical practice, according to a talk Wednesday at RSNA 2021 in Chicago. Read More
AI model spots health disparities in COVID-19 patients
December 2, 2021 -- An artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm can identify racial or ethnic health disparities in COVID-19 patients based on the analysis of chest radiographs, according to research presented Wednesday at RSNA 2021 in Chicago. Read More
Antioxidant agent protects DNA from ionizing radiation
November 30, 2021 -- N-acetylcysteine is a promising compound for protecting cells from DNA damage caused by ionizing radiation in medical imaging, according to preclinical research presented Tuesday morning at RSNA 2021 in Chicago. Read More
GE targets radiology efficiency with new product launches
November 30, 2021 -- CHICAGO - GE Healthcare is launching new products across a range of medical imaging modalities at RSNA 2021, with a common theme: making radiology departments and imaging centers more efficient. The introductions include a new MRI family and a new CT scanner. Read More
Chest x-ray prototype shows promise imaging lungs
November 30, 2021 -- Researchers have developed a low-dose, multicontrast chest x-ray system that offers the potential to improve the clinical diagnosis and screening of lung diseases, according to a November 29 presentation at RSNA 2021 in Chicago. Read More
Canon's virtual exhibit highlights include new MRI scanner
November 29, 2021 -- While Canon Medical Systems opted not to exhibit in person in McCormick Place, the company is still showcasing its products with a virtual exhibition. Among Canon's highlights are a new MRI scanner, deep learning-based enhancements in CT reconstruction, and a new ultrasound package. Read More
Photon-counting CT scanner paces Siemens at RSNA 2021
November 28, 2021 -- A new photon-counting CT scanner called Naeotom Alpha is the main attraction at the RSNA 2021 booth of Siemens Healthineers this week. The company is also highlighting new product launches in MRI, conventional CT, software for women's health, and other modalities. Read More
Can cooled RF ablation relieve post-knee replacement pain?
November 23, 2021 -- Cooled radiofrequency (RF) ablation procedures can relieve pain that persists following total knee replacement, according to new research being presented at the RSNA 2021 meeting in Chicago. Read More
Radiologists boost AI severity quantification of COVID-19
November 15, 2021 -- Involving radiologists in fine-tuning an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm yielded better performance for detecting and quantifying COVID-19 pneumonia on x-rays, according to research published October 28 in the Journal of Thoracic Imaging. Read More
IDoR celebrates achievements of interventional radiology
November 11, 2021 -- The global medical imaging community came together on November 8 to celebrate interventional radiology during the International Day of Radiology (IDoR). Participants shared their photos on social media. Read More