Care Delivery

Could safer, more affordable diagnostic screening be on the horizon? A new study led by researchers from Australian National University (ANU) in Canberra, Australia, could be a real game-changer for 3D medical imaging.

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.

Gadolinium-based contrast agents are back in the news. Radiologists are fretting anew. But is gadolinium poisoning a fresh crisis in the making—or another overblown chapter in an ongoing saga?

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.

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.

In a cohort of 82 pregnant women with the Zika virus (ZIKV) infection, prenatal ultrasound (US) was able to detect all fetal brain abnormalities but one. Results from the study were published in JAMA Pediatrics.

A new pilot study has concluded hard-to-reach women are more likely to take preventive steps against cervical cancer when they’re mailed at-home human papillomavirus (HPV) screening kits as a first step.

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.

The radiology department at the U.K.'s Great Western Hospital is seeing significant improvements after radiologists and other providers put in extra hours to combat long patient wait times.

Chemotherapy and radiation treatments may negatively impact the cognitive function of breast cancer patients, according to new research published in Cancer.

Just weeks after charity fighter Kain Parsons was fatally injured in a Christchurch, New Zealand, boxing ring, sports promoter Duco Events has announced it’s implementing obligatory pre-fight MRIs for all of its boxers.