RADIOLOGY NEWS
U.K. releases new guidance on chest pain
December 6, 2016 -- The U.K. National Institute for Clinical Excellence published its long-awaited update to the chest pain guidelines on 30 November, with leading cardiac imaging specialists issuing a positive, but cautious, response to the new document.
Study suggests short-term sleep loss hurts the heart
December 5, 2016 -- CHICAGO - Using cardiac MRI, researchers from Germany found that going without sleep for a short period of time appeared to affect cardiac function in radiologists. Results of the study were presented at the RSNA annual conference.
Video from RSNA 2016: AI and radiology -- Separating hope from hype
December 2, 2016 -- CHICAGO - Artificial intelligence (AI) is one of the most hyped -- and most feared -- technologies to come along in radiology in years. Dr. Paul Chang from the University of Chicago separates AI's hope from hype in this video interview from RSNA 2016.
Food for thought: Rice bodies puzzle MSK experts
December 1, 2016 -- Rice bodies are unique to musculoskeletal (MSK) radiology, but their pathogenesis and significance in articular tissue response to inflammation are still not clear, according to award-winning research from Turkey presented at RSNA 2016 this week.
Prostate CAD boosts detection for most readers
December 1, 2016 -- CHICAGO - MRI-based computer-aided detection (CAD) can improve detection sensitivity for prostate cancer for most readers, while reducing reading time fourfold, according to a 29 November presentation at RSNA 2016.
Volleyball injuries: Which modality is best?
November 30, 2016 -- New international research on musculoskeletal trauma of the ankle, knee, shoulder, spine, and hands resulting from volleyball has identified the best imaging modality to use in a range of clinical situations.
An occasional drink doesn't hurt coronary arteries
November 30, 2016 -- CHICAGO - Having an alcoholic drink once or twice a day does not appear to affect the coronary arteries, based on scans with coronary CT angiography, researchers reported on 29 November at the RSNA annual meeting.
Minimal side effects from 7T MRI subside in minutes
November 29, 2016 -- CHICAGO - In a new study, German researchers found that side effects related to a patient's balance after a 7-tesla MRI scan dissipated within minutes, according to results presented on Monday at RSNA 2016.
Going Dutch means far more than tulips, Rembrandt
November 29, 2016 -- Tulips, Rembrandt, and free cookies feature prominently at the Netherlands Presents booth at McCormick Place in Chicago, but RSNA 2016 delegates found out during a special session why the country's neuroradiologists, including Dr. Meike Vernooij, PhD, are the real stars at the congress.
The good, the bad, and the ugly in the digital age
November 28, 2016 -- It's a digital age, and radiology has some important experiences to share as the healthcare enterprise continues to integrate technology into the practice of medicine, Dr. Robert Wachter, chair of the department of medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, told attendees at the opening session of RSNA 2016 in Chicago.
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