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RSNA 2014: An Imaging Biomarker of Alzheimer’s Disease?

2014 01 Dec

Based on findings of a new study, changes in brain connections visible on MRI could represent an imaging biomarker of Alzheimer's disease, the most common form of dementia. For this study, researchers examined the brain's structural connectome, a map of white matter tracts that carry signals between different areas of the brain. "The structural connectome... Read more

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RSNA 2014: 3D Printing Guides Human Face Transplants

2014 01 Dec

Computed tomography (CT) and 3D printing technology can be used to recreate life-size models of patients' heads to assist in face transplantation surgery, according to researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) in Boston. The surgery is performed on patients whose face has been damaged as a result of disease or injury. Results of the study were... Read more

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RSNA 2014: PET/CT Shows Pituitary Problems in Veterans with PTSD

2014 01 Dec

According to researchers, hybrid imaging with positron emission tomography and computed tomography (PET/CT) in the brain's pituitary region may be an effective method to differentiate military veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) from those with mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI). MTBI involves damage to the brain from an external force,... Read more

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RSNA 2014: Siemens Introduces Somatom Definition Edge For CT Imaging

2014 30 Nov

An innovative x-ray tube concept in the new CT scanner from Siemens Healthcare will premiere at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) in Chicago, USA. The x-ray tube concept in the Somatom Definition Edge enables simultaneous imaging at two different energy levels for the first time in single source... Read more

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RSNA 2014: Siemens Introduces New Applications For Angiography

2014 30 Nov

Siemens Healthcare will be presenting two new clinical applications for angiography at the 100th Annual Conference of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) in Chicago. For the first time, Syngo Dyna4D will enable time-resolved 3D imaging in angiography, making it possible to visualise not only the three-dimensional volume of the vessels,... Read more

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RSNA 2014: NIH Director: Imaging Research Offers Great Opportunities

2014 30 Nov

Director of the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH), Francis S. Collins, MD, PhD, today addressed RSNA meeting delegates  about opportunities in biomedical research for imaging researchers. He noted that what is happening in imaging is “up there in the list of the most exciting opportunities in biomedical research - the excitement is palpable.”... Read more

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RSNA 2014: New MRI Scanner From Siemens Healthcare

2014 30 Nov

Siemens Healthcare is now offering a new MRI scanner that has the same technologies that are available on the Siemens flagship MRI systems. Siemens is  a leading provider of medical imaging equipment – such as computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging systems – and a leader in laboratory diagnostics as well as clinical IT.   Magnetom... Read more

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RSNA 2014: Reflect on the Past, Prepare for the Future

2014 30 Nov

The 2014 Annual Scientific Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), which began today in Chicago, formally kicked off celebrations of the RSNA centennial. RSNA President, N. Reed Dunnick, MD, therefore dedicated the programme to all the radiologists that have gone before. Looking back to radiology’s infancy, Dunnick quoted an... Read more

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RSNA 2014: Honoured Lectures and Annual Orations

2014 30 Nov

RSNA 2014 will be featuring honoured lectures from esteemed researchers and lecturers during the RSNA Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting.  Special Lecture: Francis S. Collins. Sunday, Nov. 30. In this special lecture, Dr. Francis S. Collins, MD, PhD,  Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will examine the exceptional... Read more

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RSNA 2014: New Device Could Reduce Mammography Discomfort

2014 25 Nov

A new device that could result in more comfortable mammography for women is to be presented next week at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).  A study will outline how standardising the pressure applied in mammography could reduce the pain associated with breast compression, without sacrificing image quality.... Read more