Conferences

Cryoablation may be an effective treatment method for women with low-risk breast cancers, according to research presented at RSNA 2018 in Chicago.

The brains of men with internet gaming disorder (IGD) showcase issues not present in the brains of women with the same disorder, according to a study presented Nov. 28 at RSNA 2018 in Chicago.

Repeated blows to the head can cause changes to the brains of young football players, according to a new study presented at RSNA 2018 in Chicago.

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and snoring may impact cardiac function in women more than it does in men, according to new research presented at RSNA 2018 in Chicago.

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.

Radiologist Puneet Bhargava, MD, spoke Wednesday, Nov. 28, at RSNA 2018 in Chicago about how to enhance personal productivity.

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.

Patient-centric radiology is critical to providing high-quality patient care, and radiologists are beginning to take note. Olga R. Brook, MD, of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) in Boston, will be discussing patient-centric radiology Thursday, Nov. 29, at RSNA 2018 in Chicago.