3D printing provides potential boost for Mo-99 production
December 8, 2022 -- Researchers at the National Centre for Nuclear Research in Swierk, Poland, have secured a patent for the use of 3D printing technology to increase production of molybdenum-99 (Mo-99) for medical imaging. Read More
Debate focuses on MRI contrast use in juvenile idiopathic arthritis
December 7, 2022 -- German researchers have reported that contrast agent can be omitted in juvenile idiopathic arthritis patients when using an augmented knee MRI protocol comprising proton density-weighted sequences. Read More
Susceptibility-weighted MRI shows brain changes in COVID-19 patients
December 7, 2022 -- Susceptibility-weighted MRI reveals that patients who have recovered from COVID-19 show changes in their brains up to six months later, according to research presented at the RSNA meeting in Chicago. Read More
Europeans dominate in global awards for top 2022 images
December 6, 2022 -- French and German researchers scooped the top prizes in the "Images in Radiology" collection. The winner was a cinematic 3D-rendered image of a woman with Marfan syndrome, while the runner up was given for MRI scans of a 15-year-old boy with myocarditis after COVID-19 vaccination. Read More
Support grows for use of abbreviated MRI in breast cancer screening
December 6, 2022 -- Abbreviated breast MRI can serve as a viable alternative to conventional MRI when it comes to high-risk supplemental screening, suggests research presented at the RSNA annual meeting in Chicago. Read More
Kuhl provides research update on gadolinium-based contrast agent
December 5, 2022 -- CHICAGO - Gadopiclenol is emerging as an alternative gadolinium-based MRI contrast agent. To learn more about the product's potential, we spoke with Prof. Dr. Christiane Kuhl from the University Hospital Aachen in Germany at RSNA 2022. Read More
Short MRI plus CT identifies colorectal cancer liver metastases
December 2, 2022 -- CHICAGO - An abbreviated MRI protocol combined with contrast-enhanced CT performs comparably to a standard MRI exam for identifying liver metastases in colorectal cancer patients, according to research presented on 30 November at the RSNA meeting. Read More
French group flies the flag for Europe in RSNA poster hall
December 1, 2022 -- Members of a research group in Nantes -- known as the jewel of the Loire Valley in northwest France -- received Europe's only magna cum laude award when the prestigious prizes were handed out on day 4 of the RSNA meeting. Read More
Swiss team finds hot weather causes a spike in emergency CT scans
December 1, 2022 -- CHICAGO - Researchers from the University of Basel have reported that trauma CT scan volume can be forecasted on the basis of weather data. They presented their findings on 30 November at RSNA 2022. Read More
Running mania and World Cup fever come to the fore at RSNA
November 30, 2022 -- Sports-minded RSNA attendees had a bonanza on day 3 of the congress. A 5k fun run took place in the morning, and then four World Cup soccer games were broadcast live in a dedicated space in McCormick Place. Read More