When to biopsy: How prostate MRI can transform best practice
December 2, 2021 -- In the era of MRI targeting, do all prostate cancer patients require an additional 12-core systematic biopsy? Moving away from default systematic biopsy in some cases may be wise, according to German researcher Dr. Dominik Deniffel, who has won a prestigious award for trainees at RSNA 2021. Read More
Progress made, but more needed for diffusion-weighted breast imaging
December 1, 2021 -- Diffusion-weighted imaging has made strides in research on its way to being used in radiology clinics for diagnostic and therapeutic use in breast imaging, but more work is needed, according to a talk given December 1 at the RSNA annual meeting. Read More
New MRI scanners drive Philips products at RSNA 2021
December 1, 2021 -- Two new MRI scanners at 3-tesla and 1.5-tesla field strengths are among the new product launches at RSNA 2021 for Philips. The company is also demonstrating a midrange CT scanner and a new interventional suite that combines CT with angiography. Read More
Video from RSNA 2021: Dr. Emanuel Kanal on MRI safety
December 1, 2021 -- CHICAGO - Despite the best efforts of radiology personnel, accidents continue to occur in the MRI suite. We spoke with MRI safety expert Dr. Emanuel Kanal about what's being done to prevent accidents and protect patients and radiology staff. Read More
Deep learning slashes spine MRI exam time by up to 50%
December 1, 2021 -- Spine MRI exams reconstructed by a deep learning algorithm are comparable to images taken with conventional MRI -- and using deep learning cuts exam time by up to 50%, according to a presentation delivered Wednesday morning at the RSNA meeting. Read More
Fetuses exposed to alcohol show altered brain structure on MRI
December 1, 2021 -- Fetuses exposed to alcohol show altered brain structures on MRI compared with healthy counterparts, according to a study presented December 1 by Austrian researchers at the RSNA 2021 meeting. Read More
MRI illuminates TBI's long-term effects
December 1, 2021 -- MRI elucidates the long-term effects mild traumatic brain injury (TBI) can have on patients, according to two studies highlighted on Tuesday at the RSNA meeting. Read More
Why do Spaniards live so long? Imaging of longevity
December 1, 2021 -- Life expectancy in Spain is nearly 86 years -- the highest in Europe and the fourth-highest worldwide -- RSNA 2021 delegates learned on Monday. This has major implications for radiology. 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
Video from RSNA 2021: Tobias Gilk on MRI safety
November 30, 2021 -- CHICAGO - Despite efforts to make the MRI environment safer, accidents continue to occur, most often due to the modality's powerful magnetic fields. We talked to MRI safety expert Tobias Gilk about what more can be done. Read More