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RSNA 2019: Radiologists Can Be Optimistic About AI

2020 29 Jan

Summary: The technological advances showcased at RSNA 2019 pointed to a positive turning point for a leading radiologist who has seen the rises and falls of the profession over five decades. When traveling to my nearly 45th Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) meeting in November 2019, I felt mixed emotions. As my career is moving towards... Read more

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RSNA 2019: Winners of the 3rd RADxx Awards

2019 06 Dec

RAD Women (RADxx) , a networking and mentorship group for women in radiology, informatics and IT management of radiology systems, announced the winners of the 3rd annual RADxx Awards . The RADxx Awards is a recognition of women’s achievements in the field of medical imaging informatics. It also acknowledges anyone – both men and women... Read more

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RSNA 2019: Imaging Reveals Pathways Behind Depression

2019 04 Dec

  New findings from two MRI studies presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) provide important insights on the mechanisms behind depression.     Major depressive disorder (MDD) is a debilitating mental disorder that affects over 100 million people worldwide. However, as noted in the two studies,... Read more

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RSNA 2019: AI Helps Find Signs of Heart Disease on Lung Cancer Screens

2019 04 Dec

  With the help of artificial intelligence (AI), researchers have developed a tool that automatically measures coronary artery calcium – an important marker of heart disease – on chest CT images, according to a study being presented this week at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).     You might also... Read more

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RSNA 2019: Can AI Predicts Future Healthcare Costs from Chest X-rays?

2019 03 Dec

Researchers from the University of California San Francisco (UCSF ) have trained deep learning (DL) applications to identify cost indicators from chest radiographs to predict future health costs covering five years. In a Monday presentation at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) taking place in Chicago, researchers said DL could... Read more

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RSNA 2019: MRI Innovation in Concussion Analysis

2019 03 Dec

New research from New York University (NYU) sheds light on how damage from mild traumatic brain injury, or concussion, affects your cognitive function.     Transmission of information between the brain's left and right hemispheres is via the corpus callosum, a bundle of nerve fibres that carries signals between the two sides. Concussions are harmful... Read more

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RSNA 2019: Focused Ultrasound May Open Door to Alzheimer's Treatment

2019 03 Dec

The blood-brain barrier (BBB) is a network of blood vessels and tissues that protects the brain from foreign substances. BBB poses a challenge to scientists working on new treatments because it also blocks potentially therapeutic drugs from reaching targets inside the brain.     You might also like: PET Imaging Tool Measures Synaptic... Read more

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ASG Superconductors USA: The Evolution Of Helium Free MROpen MRI System At RSNA 2019

2019 02 Dec

ASG Superconductors is pleased to announce the new company name of its US subsidiary: Paramed Medical Systems Inc. has become ASG Superconductors USA Inc.   The new brand is an additional step in strengthening the link between the US Market and the Italian Parent Company, a leading superconducting technology company with more than 60 years of experience... Read more

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RSNA 2019: President’s Address Highlights Burnout, AI and Team Delivery

2019 02 Dec

  Valerie P . Jackson , president of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), highlighted future trends in the imaging landscape as the 105th Scientific assembly and Annual Meeting opened in Chicago on Sunday.   HealthManagement.org is tweeting live from the congress which runs for six days until December 6 and comprises educational... Read more

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RSNA 2019: Novel MRI-Guided Ultrasound Treatment Destroys Prostate Cancer

2019 02 Dec

  Good news for men with prostate problems including prostate cancer and benign prostate enlargement.      A new minimally invasive method, the MRI-guided transurethral ultrasound ablation (TULSA), has been shown to be effective in treating prostate cancer with minimal side effects, according to a new study presented at the annual meeting... Read more