Conferences

Brightness of the shoulder’s deltoid muscle on ultrasound can identify patients with type 2 diabetes or pre-diabetes with almost 90 percent accuracy, according to a study being presented at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA)’s 2018 Annual Meeting next week in Chicago.

Nicole Dhanraj, PhD, chief of radiology at the Guam Memorial Hospital Authority in Tamuning, Guam recently discussed what moral injury is in radiology and how leadership and department employees can help this underrated issue, in an online session for the AHRA 2018 Virtual Fall Conference.

Stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) is both safe and effective for men with low- and intermediate-risk prostate cancer, according to research presented Oct. 22 at the 2018 American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Annual Meeting.

Women with early-stage breast cancer who receive large doses of radiation once a week for five weeks will experience the same long-term side effects as women who undergo conventional radiation therapy, according to a ten-year study presented Oct. 21 at the 2018 American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) annual meeting in San Antonio, Texas.

Stereotactic radiation therapy is a safe and effective treatment for cancer patients with only one kidney, according to research presented at the 2018 American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Annual Meeting in San Antonio, Texas.

Contrary to recent data suggesting African-Americans face a higher mortality risk from prostate cancer than Caucasian men, a new study presented at the 2018 American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Annual Meeting suggests African-American men may have higher cure rates when treated with radiation therapy than Caucasian men.

Health Imaging spoke with Eliot Siegel, MD, before this year’s SIIM Conference on Machine Intelligence in Medical Imaging to learn more about challenges and opportunities related to artificial intelligence (AI) in medical imaging, how AI and machine learning should be incorporated into clinical applications and what the future holds for AI.

Health Imaging spoke with the FDA about its regulation process for machine learning-based medical imaging devices and applications, how the medical imaging industry may benefit from machine learning technologies and more.

With the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA)'s 2018 annual conference fast-approaching, Steve Holloway, with U.K.-based healthcare technology consultancy Signify Research, identified four trends expected to emerge at the 104th meeting on Nov. 25 to 30 in Chicago.

Adding fluorine-18 (18F)-fluciclovine PET/CT to the diagnostic treatment plan of patients with biochemical recurrence of prostate cancer can identify previously undetected lesions and alter treatment management for patients with the disease.

Private practices face different informatics challenges than larger institutions, but Adam H. Kaye, MD, with Advanced Radiology Consultants in Bridgeport, Connecticut, believes there are a number of areas radiologists can focus on to show value to the institution and drive profits.

Chris Roth, MD, PhD and vice chair of information technology and clinical informatics at Duke University Medical Center once led a enterprise imaging initiative that resulted in hard times for the hospital and himself—but he helped implement a governance strategy so his mistakes are never repeated.