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RSNA2019: Diagnosing Crohn’s disease: Contrast-enhanced vs. conventional ultrasound
Small Intestine Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasonography (SICUS) is comparable to conventional ultrasound in diagnosing the extent of small-bowel disease, according to research presented at the 2019 RSNA scientific meeting.


RSNA 2019: AI as a peer-review tool
Peer review is a viable application for artificial intelligence software that identifies abnormalities on X-rays, say radiologists from New Delhi who described this application at the 2019 RSNA annual meeting. They conducted a study evaluating AI software designed to detect abnormalities in chest radiographs.


RSNA2019: Protecting CT scanners from cyberattacks
Tom Mahler, a doctoral student at the Cyber Security Research Center of Ben Gurion University of the Negev in Beer-Sheva, Israel, and colleagues are utilizing machine learning to develop anomaly detection models for medical imaging devices. Mahler described the team’s initial results at the 2019 RSNA annual meeting.


RSNA 2019: Teleradiology can improve cruise ship patient diagnoses
Teleradiology and telemedicine systems have been used on both merchant and cruise ships since 2001, but few studies have been conducted on their efficacy. At the 2019 RSNA annual meeting, German researchers presented findings of a 20-month study assessing teleradiology cases sent from four cruise ships.


RSNA 2019: Dose optimization in scoliosis pre-surgical spinal CT
Doses of noncontrast spinal CT scans for pre-surgical planning can be reduced by 50%, according to a study presented at the 2019 RSNA annual meeting. In a blinded simulation study, orthopedic surgeons obtained comparable pedicle measurements and image quality in CT images representing a 50% dose reduction and images at 100% radiation dose.

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