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This channel contains news about the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), including coverage of its annual meeting. RSNA is a leading resource for the radiology and all its subspecialties. This includes all areas of medical imagingangiographycomputed tomography (CT), digital X-raymagnetic resonance imaging (MRI)nuclear imagingultrasoundPACS and advanced visualization. For coverage of RSNA specific to cardiovascular medicine and interventional radiology, visit our sister publication Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology (DAIC) and its RSNA channel.

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News | Lung Imaging | April 16, 2021
April 17, 2021 — A deep learning algorithm accurately predicts the risk of death from cardiovascular disease using...
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News | Radiology Business | April 15, 2021
April 15, 2021 — Siemens Healthineers AG announced that it has successfully completed the acquisition of Varian Medical...
Axial chest CT examination in a 54-year-old participant. A, On the axial noncontrast chest CT image, the pectoralis muscle (PM) area was segmented and measured in the section above the aortic arch. B, The subcutaneous adipose tissue (SAT) area as the area between the PM and the skin surface on the same section was also measured and the attenuation of pixels in the SAT area was used to determine the individualized threshold for the intermuscular adipose tissue (IMAT). C, The IMAT within the PM was segmented

Axial chest CT examination in a 54-year-old participant. A, On the axial noncontrast chest CT image, the pectoralis muscle (PM) area was segmented and measured in the section above the aortic arch. B, The subcutaneous adipose tissue (SAT) area as the area between the PM and the skin surface on the same section was also measured and the attenuation of pixels in the SAT area was used to determine the individualized threshold for the intermuscular adipose tissue (IMAT). C, The IMAT within the PM was segmented as the areas with Hounsfield units below this threshold for the IMAT (arrowheads). Image courtesy of the Radiological Society of North America

News | Computed Tomography (CT) | April 07, 2021
April 7, 2021 — Body composition information derived from routine chest computed tomography (CTs) can provide important...
Hyland Healthcare successfully demonstrated the interoperability of its OnBase healthcare content services platform and suite of enterprise imaging products including Acuo vendor neutral archive (VNA), NilRead enterprise and diagnostic viewer and PACSgear capture and connectivity suite at the 2021 IHE North American Connectathon
News | Enterprise Imaging | April 06, 2021
April 6, 2021 — Hyland Healthcare successfully demonstrated the interoperability of its OnBase healthcare content...
Vscan Air, a pocket-sized ultrasound from GE Healthcare, enters the market as one of the smallest and lightweight handheld devices without compromising crystal clear image quality and secure data sharing. (Photo: Business Wire)

Vscan Air, a pocket-sized ultrasound from GE Healthcare, enters the market as one of the smallest and lightweight handheld devices without compromising crystal clear image quality and secure data sharing. (Photo: Business Wire)

News | Ultrasound Imaging | March 17, 2021
March 17, 2021 — GE Healthcare unveiled Vscan Air, a cutting-edge, wireless pocket-sized ultrasound that provides...
Fujifilm Sonosite, Inc., specialists in developing cutting-edge point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) solutions, and part of the larger Fujifilm Healthcare portfolio, has announced the launch of the new Sonosite PX ultrasound system in Canada.
News | Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS) | March 10, 2021
March 10, 2021 — Fujifilm Sonosite, Inc., specialists in developing cutting-edge point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS)...
The Carestream Lux 35 Detector is a lightweight, glass-free wireless detector ergonomically designed with the comfort of patients and radiographers in mind.
News | Digital Radiography (DR) | March 09, 2021
March 9, 2021 — Carestream Health has launched its first cesium glass-free medical detector to the market. The ...
Lunit, a leading medical AI startup, announced its partnership with Philips. Announced during the European Congress of Radiology (ECR) virtual event (March 3-7, 2021), the collaboration will make Lunit’s AI software accessible to users of Philips’ diagnostic X-ray solutions.
News | Artificial Intelligence | March 08, 2021
March 8, 2021 — Lunit, a leading medical AI startup, announced its partnership with Philips. Announced during the...
Siemens Healthineers has announced the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance of the Biograph Vision Quadra, a positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) scanner designed for clinical use as well as translational research – or the application of scientific research to create therapies and procedures that improve health outcomes. In this manner, the Biograph Vision Quadra expands precision medicine.
News | PET-CT | March 08, 2021
March 8, 2021 — Siemens Healthineers has announced the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance of the Biograph...
Philips integrated the IntelliSpace Portal advanced applications with the Philips diagnostic viewer (from Carestream)  creating a combined radiology diagnostic workspace.

Philips integrated the IntelliSpace Portal advanced applications with the Philips diagnostic viewer (from Carestream) creating a combined radiology diagnostic workspace.

Feature | Enterprise Imaging | March 05, 2021 | By Dave Fornell
Radiology enterprise imaging platforms and picture archiving and communication systems (PACS) have recently evolved in...
CT imaging radiation dose tracking software from Imalogix displayed at RSNA 2019.

CT imaging radiation dose tracking software from Imalogix displayed at RSNA 2019. Photo by Dave Fornell.

Feature | Radiation Dose Management | March 04, 2021 | By Dave Fornell
More than a decade ago, there was an alarming, rapid rise in ionizing radiation exposure in the U.S. population that...
GE Healthcare introduced its artificial intelligence (AI) automation features on its Voluson Swift ultrasound platform at the 2020 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) virtual meeting. Features of this system include semi-automated contouring, auto identification of fetal anatomy and positioning on imaging. AI is seeing increasing integration in ultrasound systems from numerous vendors.

GE Healthcare introduced its artificial intelligence (AI) automation features on its Voluson Swift ultrasound platform at the 2020 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) virtual meeting. Features of this system include semi-automated contouring, auto identification of fetal anatomy and positioning on imaging. AI is seeing increasing integration in ultrasound systems from numerous vendors.

Feature | Ultrasound Imaging | March 04, 2021 | By Dave Fornell, Editor
Recent advances in ultrasound image systems seen over the past year include the integration of artificial intelligence...
Philips and The Walt Disney Company EMEA announced they are teaming up to test the effects of custom-made animation, including specially-made Disney stories, within Philips Ambient Experience, a solution that integrates architecture, design and enabling technologies, such as dynamic lighting, video projections and sound, to allow patients and staff to personalize their environment to create a relaxing atmosphere

Study will explore the effects and use of animated stories and characters, including Disney favorites, as part of Philips Ambient Experience solution.

News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | March 03, 2021
March 3, 2021 — Philips and The Walt Disney Company EMEA announced they are teaming up to test the effects of custom-...
Researchers said women who skip even one scheduled mammography screening before a breast cancer diagnosis face a significantly higher risk of dying from the cancer.

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News | Mammography | March 03, 2021
March 3, 2021 — Attendance at regular mammography screening substantially reduces the risk of dying from breast cancer...
Guerbet announced the launch of OptiProtect 3S, a new range of technical services for its injection solutions. OptiProtect 3S is designed to support imaging centers in the daily use and protection of their injection solutions.
News | Contrast Media Injectors | February 25, 2021
February 25, 2021 — Guerbet announced the launch of OptiProtect 3S, a new range of technical services for its injection...
Comparison of breast cancer mortality rates (red squares) and distant-stage breast cancer incidence rates from SEER9 (blue dots) and SEER18 (green dots) per 100,000 for white women aged, A, 20–39, B, 40–69, and, C, 70–79 years (3,7,8).

Comparison of breast cancer mortality rates (red squares) and distant-stage breast cancer incidence rates from SEER9 (blue dots) and SEER18 (green dots) per 100,000 for white women aged, A, 20–39, B, 40–69, and, C, 70–79 years (3,7,8). Image courtesy of Radiology 

News | Breast Imaging | February 10, 2021
February 10, 2021 — Breast cancer death rates have stopped declining for women in the U.S. younger than age 40, ending...

Images in 69-year-old man with biopsy-confirmed Gleason score 7 (3+4) prostate cancer. (a) Pretreatment axial T2-weighted fast spin-echo MRI scan (repetition time msec/echo time msec, 3820/97) shows tumor in midline anterior transition zone (arrow). (b) Intraoperative MRI scan shows contoured rectal wall (red line), prostate margin (blue outline), and region of interest (orange outline). Because the urethra was included in planned treatment volume, a suprapubic catheter was placed for continuous bladder drainage during treatment. (c) Intraoperative MRI scan shows focused ultrasound beam path (blue) overlaid on treatment plan. Rectangles illustrate each sonication spot. (d) Thermal map image obtained during treatment with heat deposition color coded in red overlaid on sonication spot. (e) Axial gadopentetate dimeglumine-enhanced MRI scan (230/2.97) obtained immediately after treatment shows devascularized ablated volume (arrows). (f) Corresponding T2-weighted fast spin-echo MRI scan (3820/97) at 5 months after ablation shows complete involution of transition zone. All seven cores from treatment area margins were negative for cancer at biopsy. Image courtesy of the Radiological Society of North America

News | Prostate Cancer | February 05, 2021
February 5, 2021 — A technique that delivers high-intensity focused ultrasound to targeted tissue under MRI guidance...
Advanced intelligent Clear-IQ Engine (AiCE) Deep Learning Reconstruction (DLR) technology expands to wider range of clinical applications for the Vantage Orian 1.5T MR system
News | Artificial Intelligence | February 01, 2021
February 1, 2021 — Canon Medical is bringing the power of accessible artificial intelligence (AI) for improved image...
Hologic, Inc. announced the expansion of its ultrasound portfolio with the launch of the new SuperSonic MACH 20 ultrasound system
News | Ultrasound Imaging | January 29, 2021
January 29, 2021— Hologic, Inc. announced the expansion of its ultrasound portfolio with the launch of the new...
Ambra Health recently launched the Ambra ProViewer, which allows for mobile access for quick reads, and full diagnostic teleradiology capabilities from any device with a major web browser.

Ambra Health recently launched the Ambra ProViewer, which allows for mobile access for quick reads, and full diagnostic teleradiology capabilities from any device with a major web browser.

Sponsored Content | Blog | Remote Viewing Systems | January 28, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated a change that was already occurring in imaging-heavy practices across the country —...