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Daniel Allar
 - RSNA 2017

Imaging techniques can be beneficial in identifying ischemic heart disease during minimally invasive autopsies, according to a study presented at RSNA 2017 in Chicago.

 - Football helmet

Former National Football League (NFL) players have significantly larger aortas than similarly aged men in the general population, potentially putting them at higher risk for aortic rupture or dissection, according to research presented Nov. 29 at RSNA 2017 and published online in Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging.

 - Olga Brook

Compared to emailed survey requests, electronic kiosks generate a higher response rate and less recall bias, according to Olga R. Brook, MD.

 - MR angiography, cardiac MR

A team of researchers has introduced a whole-body, post-mortem CT angiography (PMCTA) approach that could save time and money without requiring specialized equipment. By puncturing the left ventricle percutaneously and adding a contrast agent, researchers were able to identify threats for thromboembolism and aneurysm in a small sampling of cadavers.