News from radiological society of north america (rsna) A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics / government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle. Articles that appear in this section may be written in English or other languages, as well.

Dec 03, 2014, 00:01 ET

Common Knee Surgery May Lead to Arthritis and Cartilage Loss

A popular surgery to repair meniscal tears may increase the risk of osteoarthritis and cartilage loss in some patients, according to research...

Dec 03, 2014, 00:01 ET

Interventional Radiology Procedure Preserves Uterus in Patients with Placenta Accreta

 Researchers reported today on a procedure that can preserve fertility and potentially save the lives of women with a serious pregnancy...

Dec 03, 2014, 00:01 ET

Many Chest X-rays in Children Are Unnecessary

Researchers at Mayo Clinic found that some children are receiving chest X-rays that may be unnecessary and offer no clinical benefit to the...

Dec 02, 2014, 00:01 ET

Even Mild Coronary Artery Disease Puts Diabetic Patients at Risk

According to a new long-term study, diabetic patients with even mild coronary artery disease face the same relative risk for a heart attack or...

Dec 02, 2014, 00:01 ET

Risk-based Screening Misses Breast Cancers in Women in Their Forties

A study of breast cancers detected with screening mammography found that strong family history and dense breast tissue were commonly absent in...

Dec 02, 2014, 00:01 ET

3-D Mammography Improves Cancer Detection in Dense Breasts

A major new study being presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) has found that digital breast...

Dec 01, 2014, 11:50 ET

Patients Take Control of Their Medical Exam Records

Patients value direct, independent access to their medical exams, according to a new study presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological...

Dec 01, 2014, 00:01 ET

PET/CT Shows Pituitary Abnormalities in Veterans with PTSD

Hybrid imaging with positron emission tomography and computed tomography (PET/CT) in the pituitary region of the brain is a promising tool for...

Dec 01, 2014, 00:01 ET

Imaging Shows Brain Connection Breakdown in Early Alzheimer's Disease

Changes in brain connections visible on MRI could represent an imaging biomarker of Alzheimer's disease, according to a new study presented today...

Dec 01, 2014, 00:01 ET

Researchers Use 3-D Printing to Guide Human Face Transplants

Researchers are using computed tomography (CT) and 3-D printing technology to recreate life-size models of patients' heads to assist in face...

Dec 01, 2014, 00:01 ET

High School Football Players Show Brain Changes after One Season

 Some high school football players exhibit measurable brain changes after a single season of play even in the absence of concussion, according...

Nov 25, 2014, 00:01 ET

New Device May Ease Mammography Discomfort

Researchers have developed a new device that may result in more comfortable mammography for women. According to a study being presented next week...

Nov 25, 2014, 00:01 ET

Asymptomatic Atherosclerosis Linked to Cognitive Impairment

CHICAGO, Nov. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – In a study of nearly 2,000 adults, researchers found that a buildup of plaque in the...

Dec 04, 2013, 00:01 ET

MR-guided Ultrasound Offers Noninvasive Treatment for Breast Cancer

A technique that uses focused ultrasound under magnetic resonance (MR) guidance to heat and destroy tumors may offer a safe and effective treatment...

Dec 04, 2013, 00:01 ET

Mammography Screening Intervals May Affect Breast Cancer Prognosis

In a study of screening mammography-detected breast cancers, patients who had more frequent screening mammography had a significantly lower rate of...

Dec 04, 2013, 00:01 ET

Blood Vessels Reorganize after Face Transplantation Surgery

For the first time, researchers have found that the blood vessels in face transplant recipients reorganize themselves, leading to an understanding...

Dec 03, 2013, 00:01 ET

Breast Tomosynthesis Increases Cancer Detection and Reduces Recall Rates

 Researchers have found that digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) led to reduced recall rates and an increase in cancer detection in a large...

Dec 03, 2013, 00:01 ET

New Research Shows Promise for Possible HIV Cure

Researchers have used radioimmunotherapy (RIT) to destroy remaining human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected cells in the blood samples of...

Dec 03, 2013, 00:01 ET

International Study Finds Heart Disease Similar in Men and Women

An analysis of data from an international multicenter study of coronary computed tomography angiography (CCTA) reveals that men and women with mild...

Dec 03, 2013, 00:01 ET

Breast Cancer Risk Related to Changes in Breast Density as Women Age

Automated breast density measurement is predictive of breast cancer risk in younger women, and that risk may be related to the rate at which breast...