Current Insights on Multimedia Radiology ReportsFebruary 8th 2023
In a video interview at the recent Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) conference, Wayne Dell, M.D., discussed retrospective research that examined the use of hyperlinked multimedia radiology reports across modality and subspecialty five years after initial implementation of the technology at the University of Virginia.
Assessing the Value Proposition of AI in RadiologyJanuary 13th 2023
In the second part of a recent interview, Nina Kottler, M.D., M.S., discussed keys to evaluating the potential value of artificial intelligence (AI) systems and emerging developments with AI that were discussed at the recent Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) conference.
What a New Study Reveals About Breast Density AwarenessJanuary 6th 2023
In a recent interview from the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) conference, Mary Yamashita, M.D. discussed a variety of findings from a survey of over 8,000 women about breast density awareness, challenges with current breast density notification after mammography exams, and the ongoing need to educate patients as well as referring providers on breast density awareness.
Recognizing and Addressing Biases with AI and RadiologistsDecember 20th 2022
In a video interview discussing one of her recent lectures at the Radiological Society for North America (RSNA) conference, Nina Kottler, M.D., M.S., noted how the combination of artificial intelligence (AI) and radiologist experience can help mitigate bias limitations with the development of AI algorithms as well as educational biases inherent to a radiologist’s training and experience.
Meta-Analysis Assesses Impact of PSMA PET Imaging on Treatment Outcomes for Prostate Cancer RecurrenceDecember 14th 2022
In an interview at the recent Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) conference, Alex Pozdnyakov, M.D. discussed findings from a new meta-analysis, which revealed that prostate-specific membrane antigen/positron emission tomography (PSMA PET) imaging in patients with prostate cancer recurrence led to treatment changes that resulted in a pooled 60.2 percent rate of prostate cancer-free survival at 20 months.
Maximizing Cloud-Based Capabilities in RadiologyDecember 13th 2022
In a recent interview at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) conference, Eliot Siegel, M.D., discussed a variety of potential benefits with cloud-based image management in radiology, ranging from enhanced data security and economies of scale to improved access to a variety of artificial intelligence (AI) solutions to increase efficiency.
Emerging Insights on Improving Radiology WorkflowsDecember 9th 2022
In a recent video interview from the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) conference, Tessa Cook, MD, PhD discussed new research on automated de-identification in radiology reports and the potential of artificial intelligence (AI) and natural language processing (NLP) to help address time-consuming challenges in the radiology workflow.
Can AI Improve the Consistency of Breast Density Assessment by Radiologists?December 6th 2022
In a recent video interview, Susan Holley, MD discussed key findings from a large retrospective longitudinal study, presented at the recent Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) conference, which found that an emerging artificial intelligence (AI) model was over 24 percent more consistent than radiologist assessment of breast density.
What BI-RADS Changes Are on the Way for Breast MRI Reporting?December 2nd 2022
In a recent lecture at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) conference, Wendy DeMartini, MD, discussed a variety of preliminary proposed changes to the Breast Imaging Reporting and Data System (BI-RADS) for breast magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) examinations.
Can MRI-Based Prostate Cancer Screening be a Viable Alternative to PSA Testing?December 1st 2022
In what may be the first study to assess the effectiveness of biparametric magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) for prostate cancer screening in a large cohort, researchers found that MRI screening had a significantly lower false positive rate and significantly higher positive predictive values (PPVs) than prostate-specific antigen (PSA)-based screening.
Can Emerging AI-Guided Software Rein in Scan Times for Cardiac MRI?December 1st 2022
In a recent video interview, Raymond Y. Kwong, MD, discussed his clinical experience with the Vista.ai (formerly HeartVista) One Click MRI software and recent research, presented at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) conference, that revealed a 31 percent decrease in cardiac MRI scan times for patients with cardiomyopathy or structural heart disease.
New Ultrasound Study Shows Increased Liver Stiffness 10 Months After COVID-19 InfectionDecember 1st 2022
The retrospective study involving the use of ultrasound shear wave elastography showed a significant increase in liver stiffness 44 weeks after the diagnosis of COVID-19 in comparison to pre-pandemic and pandemic controls.
Radiologic Parameters of Pulmonary Hypertension on Thorax CT May Help Risk Stratify Patients with Fibrosing Interstitial Lung DiseaseNovember 30th 2022
Main pulmonary artery and right ventricular diameters on computed tomography (CT) scans of the thorax were predictors of pulmonary hypertension.
AI Assessment of 3D Digital Breast Tomosynthesis Images May Help Predict Breast CancerNovember 30th 2022
An emerging artificial intelligence algorithm, developed to estimate volumetric breast density from 3D-reconstructed digital breast tomosynthesis images, could potentially facilitate individual risk assessments for breast cancer.
Can Ultra-Low-Dose CT be Effective for Lung Cancer Screening in Current or Past Smokers?November 29th 2022
Ultra-low-dose computed tomography (ULDCT) may have similar efficacy as low-dose CT (LDCT) for detecting a variety of pulmonary conditions in people with current or past smoking histories, but had poor detection of ground glass opacification lesions, according to a recent prospective study presented at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) conference.
Enhancing MRI Efficiency and Quality: Can the New SIGNA Experience Have an Impact?November 29th 2022
Recently launched at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) conference, the SIGNA Experience reportedly features synergistic technologies and artificial intelligence (AI) advances that help improve the efficiency and quality of magnetic resonance imaging.
Deep Learning Model Predicts 10-Year Cardiovascular Disease Risk from Chest X-RaysNovember 29th 2022
Based on a single existing chest X-ray image, the deep learning model predicts future major adverse cardiovascular events with similar performance to an established risk scoring system and may help identify people for preventive use of statin medication.
What an MRI Study Reveals About Low Alcohol Use During Pregnancy and Fetal Brain StructureNovember 28th 2022
Researchers found that even low amounts of alcohol consumption in pregnant women can lead to early and diffuse structural changes in brain regions related to key functions including language development.