The Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) estimates that RSNA 2018’s economic impact on the city of Chicago was $160 million. This is up from the society’s estimate that RSNA 2017 made an economic impact of $130 million on the Windy City.
There’s no question that gadolinium-based contrast agents leave behind traces of the rare-earth metal in the human brain. These remnants can hang around for months or even years, and that goes for both the linear and macrocyclic varieties. What’s not settled is whether or not “gad” depositions cause harm.
Annual mammography screening beginning at age 30 may provide value to patients with dense breast tissue, a personal history of breast cancer or a family history of breast cancer, according to new research presented at RSNA 2018 in Chicago.
What does it take to get your research published in a major radiology journal? David A. Bluemke, MD, PhD, editor-in-chief of RSNA's Radiology journal, shared some advice with attendees Wednesday, Nov. 28, at RSNA 2018 in Chicago.
Taken by the numbers, the population at RSNA 2018 isn’t hard to get a handle on. A pre-conference survey showed the largest three cohorts by job title to be radiology administrators (29.3 percent), technologists (19.5 percent) and radiologists (17.7 percent). That’s all interesting enough, but numbers don’t talk. People do.
Radiologist Paul Chang, MD, medical director of enterprise imaging at the University of Chicago, began his presentation Tuesday, Nov. 27, at RSNA 2018 by saying radiologists were in need of a reality check when it comes to artificial intelligence (AI).
Medical imaging equipment is highly susceptible to cyberattacks, putting hospitals and imaging centers at a serious risk of losing functionality of those systems and even having data stolen by an outside entity. This concerning issue is the focus of two studies being presented at RSNA 2018 in Chicago.