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New radiotracer improves management of prostate cancer patients
December 2, 2021 -- PET imaging with the radiotracer F-18 DCFPyL detects more metastatic tumors and can significantly improve treatment decisions compared with conventional imaging in patients with prostate cancer, according to research presented 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
Regulatory and payment issues that will impact radiology in 2022
December 2, 2021 -- Keeping up with various healthcare rules and regulations from federal and state authorities can sometimes be overwhelming for a practice's management. Rebecca Farrington of Healthcare Administrative Partners outlines the most important regulatory issues to be aware of for 2022. Read More
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
Medicare beneficiary growth outstripping radiologist supply
December 1, 2021 -- In some parts of the U.S., the number of Medicare beneficiaries is outpacing the number of available radiologists by more than 50%, according to research presented Wednesday morning at the RSNA meeting. 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
Ultrasound helps diagnose pediatric abdominal problems
December 1, 2021 -- Abdominal ultrasound is helpful in diagnosing midgut malrotation and volvulus in pediatric patients, according to research presented November 30 at the RSNA annual meeting. Read More
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