Frankfurt team optimizes chest CT of COVID-19 cases
December 22, 2020 -- Researchers from Frankfurt in Germany have used minimum intensity projection reconstructions to improve the accuracy of chest CT exams when it comes to identifying ground-glass opacity in patients with suspected COVID-19 disease. They published their findings on 14 December in the European Journal of Radiology.  Discuss
Mediaire secures 2M euros in funding
December 18, 2020 -- Image analysis services provider Mediaire has received approximately 2 million euros for the continued development of its MRI deep-learning software focused on the brain.
U.K. team scoops Europe's only top award at RSNA 2020
December 9, 2020 -- A research group from a leading London facility won Europe's solitary magna cum laude for its research into the strategies, applications, and limitations of cinematic rendering of musculoskeletal MRI. The RSNA judges gave out just 23 of the prestigious prizes to the authors of nearly 2,500 digital posters displayed at the virtual congress.  Discuss
Machine learning helps identify cystic renal lesions
December 7, 2020 -- A machine-learning model based on CT radiomics analysis has achieved excellent diagnostic performance in distinguishing benign from malignant complex cystic renal lesions, outperforming the current Bosniak classification system, Canadian and French investigators reported at the RSNA 2020 meeting.  Discuss
TeraRecon expands partnership with Change Healthcare
December 4, 2020 -- Advanced visualization and artificial intelligence (AI) software developer TeraRecon has expanded its distribution agreement with healthcare information systems firm Change Healthcare for TeraRecon's AI-powered Intuition subscription.
Perspectum MRI software helps guide liver surgeries
December 4, 2020 -- MRI-based software developed by Perspectum provided information that could be useful in planning surgeries for liver cancer in an observational study published online on 2 December in PLOS One.
3D printing makes giant strides in liver
December 2, 2020 -- 3D models that combine vascular and biliary anatomy using different imaging techniques can contribute to more rigorous planning of complex liver operations, including hepatic resections, living-donor transplantation, vascular intervention procedures, and biliary reconstruction surgery, Portuguese researchers have reported at the RSNA 2020 meeting.  Discuss
Ziehm showcases Vision software at RSNA 2020
December 2, 2020 -- At the RSNA 2020 meeting, C-arm developer Ziehm Imaging is highlighting its Vision RFD Hybrid Edition in combination with Therenva's EndoNaut software for advanced endovascular 3D intraoperative navigation. The company is also touting Ziehm Vision RFD 3D.
Automated lung CT analysis predicts COVID-19 outcomes
November 19, 2020 -- Automated assessment of ground-glass opacities on lung CT exams in patients with suspected COVID-19 correlates well with clinical outcomes and shows potential as an objective biomarker for evaluating the severity of lung injury, according to research published online on 13 November in Anaesthesia Critical Care & Pain Medicine.  Discuss
Magic in our hands: 3D printing comes of age
November 19, 2020 -- 3D printing is set to play an increasingly important role in clinical practice due to the wide range of applications for surgical planning and therapy as well as education and training in different branches of medicine, researchers from Serbia have reported.  Discuss