Radiology Imaging

The radiology imaging channel includes technology news related to computed tomography (CT), digital radiography (DR / X-ray), ultrasound, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), radiographic fluoroscopy (R/F), mammography, angiography, 3-D printing, contrast media injectors, molecular imaging, neurological imaging, pediatric imaging and radiation dose management. 

In this prototype design, no elements are placed over patient's eyes, nose, or mouth, which may improve comfort compared with conventional coils. In this image, identifiable portions of participant's face have been obscured for publication and privacy purposes. Image courtesy of the American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS), American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR)

In this prototype design, no elements are placed over patient's eyes, nose, or mouth, which may improve comfort compared with conventional coils. In this image, identifiable portions of participant's face have been obscured for publication and privacy purposes. Image courtesy of the American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS), American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR)

News | Radiology Imaging | December 04, 2020
December 4, 2020 — According to an article in ARRS' American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR), a prototype 16-channel...
Guidance for mammography facilities, state MQSA contract partners, FDA-approved MQSA accreditation bodies and Food and Drug Administration staff

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News | Mammography | December 04, 2020
December 4, 2020 — Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an immediately in effect guidance, ...
Interactive VR models complement 3D printing as a faster, low-cost solution for remote planning and collaboration
News | Virtual and Augmented Reality | December 04, 2020
December 4, 2020 — Materialise NV, a global leader in medical 3-D printing software and services, introduced its new...
Bringing the comfort of a personal movie theater into the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanning procedure. Combining vivid video and symphonic-quality audio, Resonance Technology offers the ultimate in-patient comfort. CinemaVision is an immersive entertainment system with an MR Headset and Visor that helps to alleviate anxiety and claustrophobia by transporting patients to a breathtaking virtual world
News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | December 04, 2020
December 4, 2020 — Bringing the comfort of a personal movie theater into the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanning...
Approval provides access to the first and only 64-slice volumetric CT digital SPECT/CT in the market, technology for routine total body 3D imaging in nuclear medicine departments
News | SPECT-CT | December 04, 2020
December 4, 2020 — Spectrum Dynamics Medical, Inc., has received Canadian Medical Device License from Health Canada for...
The Nanox.ARC next-generation cold cathode X-ray prototype at the 2020 Radiology Society of North America (RSNA) virtual meeting. The live demonstration featured a range of 2-D and 3-D imaging procedures using its groundbreaking digital X-ray tube in a unique multi-source array structure. #RSNA20 #RSNA2020

The Nanox.ARC next-generation cold cathode X-ray prototype at the 2020 Radiology Society of North America (RSNA) virtual meeting. The live demonstration featured a range of 2-D and 3-D imaging procedures using its groundbreaking digital X-ray tube in a unique multi-source array structure.

News | X-Ray | December 03, 2020
December 3, 2020 — Nanox said today it successfully demonstrated its Nanox.ARC next-generation cold cathode X-ray...
The company’s ClearRead Xray Confirm (Enhanced) and ClearRead CT – breakthrough lung nodule detection applications­ – have received clearance for sale in Australia
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | December 03, 2020
December 3, 2020 — Riverain Technologies, a U.S.-based developer of artificial intelligence (AI)-powered software that...
The Radiological Society of North American (RSNA) is partnering with the American College of Radiology (ACR) to promote awareness about the 2021 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) Final Rule. Radiologists will face a 10% reduction in reimbursement without action by Congress.

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News | Radiology Business | December 03, 2020
December 3, 2020 — The Radiological Society of North American (RSNA) is partnering with the American College of...
A new hybrid X-ray detector developed by the University of Surrey outperforms commercial devices — and could lead to more accurate cancer therapy.
News | X-Ray | December 03, 2020
December 3, 2020 — A new hybrid X-ray detector developed by the University of Surrey outperforms commercial devices —...

Sanjeev Bhalla, M.D.

News | RSNA | December 03, 2020
December 3, 2020 — Sanjeev Bhalla, M.D., a highly regarded educator and clinical leader in cardiothoracic and pulmonary...
Generated heatmaps appropriately highlighted abnormalities in the lung fields in those images accurately labeled as COVID-19 positive (A-C) in contrast to images which were accurately labeled as negative for COVID-19 (D). Intensity of colors on the heatmap correspond to features of the image that are important for prediction of COVID-19 positivity. Image courtesy of Northwestern University

Generated heatmaps appropriately highlighted abnormalities in the lung fields in those images accurately labeled as COVID-19 positive (A-C) in contrast to images which were accurately labeled as negative for COVID-19 (D). Intensity of colors on the heatmap correspond to features of the image that are important for prediction of COVID-19 positivity. Image courtesy of Northwestern University

News | Artificial Intelligence | December 03, 2020
December 3, 2020 — Northwestern University researchers have developed a new artificial intelligence (AI) platform that...
eRAD announced at RSNA 2020 that Abercrombie Radiology in Knoxville has deployed eRAD’s Patient Portal, Mammography Tracking module, communications platform (called RADAR), and Radiology Information System (RIS).

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News | Information Technology | December 03, 2020
December 3, 2020 — eRAD announced at RSNA 2020 that Abercrombie Radiology in Knoxville has deployed eRAD’s Patient...
Advanced imaging with computed tomography (CT) shows that people who cook with biomass fuels like wood are at risk of suffering considerable damage to their lungs from breathing in dangerous concentrations of pollutants and bacterial toxins, according to a study being presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).

Kitchen location showing the cooking stove and wood fuels used; there is a lack of sufficient ventilation to clear the smoke by-products from biomass fuel use. Image courtesy of Radiological Society of North America

News | Computed Tomography (CT) | December 03, 2020
December 3, 2020 — Advanced imaging with computed tomography (CT) shows that people who cook with biomass fuels like...
Videos | Artificial Intelligence | December 02, 2020
Kirti Magudia, M.D., Ph.D., an abdominal imaging and ultrasound fellow at the University of California San Francisco,...
An example of a body composition analysis of an abdominal CT slice with the subcutaneous fat in green, skeletal muscle red and visceral fat in yellow. This was automatically identified and analyzed via a deep learning algorithm to assess the risk for heart attack and stroke in more than 12,000 patients. #RSNA2020 #RSNA20 #RSNA

An example of a body composition analysis of an abdominal CT slice with the subcutaneous fat in green, skeletal muscle red and visceral fat in yellow. This was automatically identified and analyzed via a deep learning algorithm to assess the risk for heart attack and stroke in more than 12,000 patients.

Feature | Artificial Intelligence | December 02, 2020
December 2, 2020 – Automated deep learning analysis of abdominal computed tomography (CT) images produces a more...
RSNA’s highest honor – the Gold Medal – was awarded to Ronald L. Arenson, M.D., William T. Thorwarth, Jr., M.D., and Kay H. Vydareny, M.D.

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News | RSNA | December 02, 2020
December 2, 2020 — Jim Borgstede, M.D., president of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), presented the...
Samsung to highlight its medical imaging portfolio with its latest radiology innovations in ultrasound, digital radiography and mobile computed tomography
News | Radiology Imaging | December 02, 2020
December 2, 2020 — Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. will showcase its premium diagnostic imaging solutions in ultrasound,...
 Riverain Technologies will showcase its artificial intelligence solutions and enhancements at the now-virtual 2020 Radiological Society of North America Annual Meeting (RSNA).
News | Artificial Intelligence | December 02, 2020
December 2, 2020 — Riverain Technologies will showcase its artificial intelligence solutions and enhancements at the...
Glassbeam Clinsights can help imaging departments capture service data to enhance operational efficiencies
News | Artificial Intelligence | December 02, 2020
December 2, 2020 — Hospitals and institutions face a significant challenge each year when it comes to the financial...
Studies show new deep-learning algorithm helps radiologists detect breast cancers in their early stages when used with the Genius 3D Mammography exam
News | Breast Imaging | December 02, 2020
December 2, 2020 — Hologic, Inc., an innovative medical technology company primarily focused on improving women’s...