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
How to generate patient-specific augmented reality models
November 1, 2021 -- As advanced visualization techniques such as augmented reality (AR) continue to proliferate, radiologists need to become familiar with these technologies, according to an article published online October 28 in 3D Printing in Medicine. Read More
Body composition analysis predicts mortality in spinal metastases
October 26, 2021 -- Body composition analysis of preoperative abdomen CT exams can opportunistically predict mortality in patients who have spinal metastases, according to research published online October 23 in the Spine Journal. Read More
AI Visualize sues Nuance, Mach7 for patent infringement
October 21, 2021 -- Cloud-based software developer AI Visualize has filed a patent infringement suit against speech recognition and artificial intelligence (AI) software developer Nuance Communications and enterprise image management firm Mach7 Technologies. Read More
VR helps quantify lung damage in COVID-19 patients
October 19, 2021 -- Virtual reality (VR) software can be used to quantify lung damage on the CT exams of COVID-19 patients, potentially helping to guide patient management, according to research presented at this week's virtual Chest 2021 meeting. Read More
Body composition on CT lung screening can spot at-risk patients
October 18, 2021 -- Body composition analysis on CT lung cancer screening exams can identify patients at risk of death or hospitalization in the coming years, according to a presentation at the virtual Chest 2021 meeting. Read More
CT radiomics helps predict spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage
October 18, 2021 -- CT radiomics and a machine-learning model can predict hematoma expansion in patients with spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage, according to a presentation at the recent Conference on Machine Intelligence in Medical Imaging. Read More
Evidence may be lacking for automated MRI analysis in dementia
October 11, 2021 -- There's currently a "significant evidence gap" for the use of many available automated volumetric MRI reporting applications in diagnosis of dementia, according to research published online recently in Neuroradiology. Read More
3D image guidance enhances biopsy of peripheral lung nodules
October 7, 2021 -- Bronchoscopy guided by conebeam CT and "augmented" fluoroscopy can yield 90% accuracy in biopsying peripheral lung lesions, according to research published in the October issue of the Journal of Bronchology & Interventional Pulmonology. Read More
Imaging, labs aid in treating teen with rare jaw tumor
October 6, 2021 -- Imaging and lab work helped diagnose a central giant cell granuloma -- a rare, benign, aggressive tumor -- in a 17-year-old with jaw pain and swelling. The case was published on September 26 in the Cureus Journal of Medical Science. Read More