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Release Date Title of Press Release
Nov 29, 2007 Theresa C. McLoud, M.D., Named RSNA President
Nov 29, 2007 Gary J. Becker, M.D., Named RSNA President-Elect
Nov 29, 2007 Hedvig Hricak, M.D., Ph.D., Named RSNA Chairman of the Board
Nov 29, 2007 Ronald L. Arenson, M.D., Joins RSNA Board
Nov 28, 2007 Radiologists, Medical Physicists Working Toward Patient Safety in CT
Nov 28, 2007 Novel Imaging Technique Shows Gray Matter Increase in Brains of Autistic Children
Nov 28, 2007 'Stereo' Mammography Takes Breast Imaging to a New Dimension
Nov 28, 2007 Minimally Invasive Treatment Reduces Shoulder Pain from Tendonitis
Nov 28, 2007 High Blood Pressure May Heighten Effects of Alzheimer's Disease
Nov 27, 2007 PET/CT Brings New Hope to Patients with Deadly Form of Breast Cancer
Nov 27, 2007 New Automated System IDs Victims of Mass Disasters in Minutes
Nov 27, 2007 Forensics Go High-Tech with CT Autopsies
Nov 27, 2007 Another Complication for Gastric Bypass Patients
Nov 27, 2007 Radiation Exposure of Pregnant Women More than Doubles in 10 Years
Nov 27, 2007 RSNA Awards Gold Medals to Drs. Bryan, Hendee and Thrall
Nov 26, 2007 CT Angiography Highly Accurate, Multicenter Trials Show
Nov 26, 2007 Radiological Society of North America Awards Honorary Memberships
Nov 26, 2007 RSNA Announces Honored Lectures and Annual Oration Topics
Nov 26, 2007 City-Dwelling Women at Greater Risk for Breast Cancer
Nov 26, 2007 Novel MRI Technique Shows Secondhand Smoke Damages Lungs
Nov 26, 2007 Attitudes Toward Mammography Differ Across Ethnicities, Cultures, Backgrounds
Nov 26, 2007 Injury Report Shows All-Terrain Vehicles Not Child's Play
Sep 25, 2007 Radiologists Identify Early Brain Marker of Alzheimer's Disease
Sep 25, 2007 MR Spectroscopy Identifies Breast Cancer, Reduces Biopsies
Aug 28, 2007 New MRI Finding Sheds Light on Multiple Sclerosis Disease Progression
Jul 31, 2007 Imaging Technique Accurate in Aneurysm Detection and Therapy Planning
Jul 31, 2007 Hallucinations in Schizophrenia Linked to Brain Area that Processes Voices
Jul 31, 2007 Screening MRI Allows Detection of More Breast Cancers in High-Risk Women
Jun 26, 2007 Ultrasound Proves Safe Alternative to Biopsy in Some Breast Masses
May 31, 2007 Focused Ultrasound Relieves Fibroid Symptoms in Women
May 31, 2007 Researchers Use MRI to Predict Recovery after Spinal Cord Injury
May 31, 2007 'Virtual Autopsy' Helps Identify Drowning as Cause of Death
Mar 30, 2007 Lung Cancer Screening Regimen Provides Opportunity for Cure
Mar 30, 2007 Radiofrequency Ablation Effective Treatment for Inoperable Lung Cancer
Mar 30, 2007 Stem Cells Speed Growth of Healthy Liver Tissue
Mar 1, 2007 Herbert Y. Kressel, M.D., To Become New Editor of Radiology
Feb 27, 2007 MRI Identifies 'Hidden' Fat that Puts Adolescents at Risk for Disease
Jan 30, 2007 Vaginal Birth Increases Risk of Hemorrhage in Newborns
Jan 30, 2007 MR Angiography Highly Accurate in Detecting Blocked Arteries
Jan 25, 2007 MRI Contrast Agent Linked to Rare Disease
Dec 19, 2006 Access to Prior Mammograms Helps Radiologists Detect Breast Cancer
Nov 29, 2006 Breast Cancer Treatment Procedure Gives Women More Options
Nov 29, 2006 Hypnosis Helps Women Cope with Breast Biopsy
Nov 29, 2006 Illicit Cosmetic Silicone Injections Carry Lethal Consequences
Nov 29, 2006 Got Inexpensive Contrast Agent? Milk Plays New Role in Imaging
Nov 28, 2006 MRI Shows Brains Respond Better to Name Brands
Nov 28, 2006 Chronic Back Pain Linked to Changes in the Brain
Nov 28, 2006 Smoking Changes Brain Chemistry
Nov 28, 2006 Minimally Invasive Treatment Helps Infertile Couples Conceive
Nov 28, 2006 Mobile Mammography Brings Screening to More Native American Women
Nov 28, 2006 Violent Video Games Leave Teenagers Emotionally Aroused
Nov 27, 2006 Elasticity Imaging Identifies Cancers and Reduces Breast Biopsies
Nov 27, 2006 Aching Back? Sitting Up Straight Could Be the Culprit
Nov 27, 2006 Radiologists Attempt to Solve Mystery of Tut's Demise
Nov 27, 2006 MRI Helps Identify Older Athletes at Risk for Heart Attack
Nov 27, 2006 Rote Learning Improves Memory in Seniors
Nov 27, 2006 Ecstasy Can Harm the Brains of First-Time Users
Oct 24, 2006 Remote-Control MRI Exam Performed Over the Internet
Oct 17, 2006 Virtual Colonoscopy Effective in Preventing Colorectal Cancer
Sep 26, 2006 Microscopic Brain Damage Detected in Early Alzheimer's Disease
Sep 26, 2006 'Magic Formula' Accurately Predicts Fracture Risk in Osteoporotic Women
Sep 26, 2006 Researchers Set Benchmarks for Screening Mammography
Aug 29, 2006 Multiple Sclerosis Damage Found in 'Normal' Brain Tissue
Aug 29, 2006 Preoperative Brain Mapping Alters Tumor Surgery
Jul 25, 2006 Obesity an Increasing Obstacle to Medical Diagnosis
Jul 25, 2006 Carotid Stenting the New Anti-Depressant?
Jun 27, 2006 Memory Loss Affects More of the Brain than Previously Thought
Jun 27, 2006 New Tool Tracks Brain Development in Babies
Jun 27, 2006 New Cardiac MRI Pinpoints Closed Arteries Without Surgery
May 30, 2006 MR Spectroscopy Significantly Reduces Need for Breast Biopsy
May 30, 2006 New MRI Technique Shows Emphysema in Asymptomatic Smokers
Apr 25, 2006 Terahertz Imaging May Reduce Breast Cancer Surgeries
Mar 28, 2006 Pregnant Women Should Not Ignore Breast Cancer Symptoms
Feb 28, 2006 MRI Rules Out Acute Appendicitis in Pregnancy
Feb 28, 2006 Some Benign Breast Lesions Could Be Dangerous
Jan 31, 2006 Imaging Changes Treatment for Lower Back Pain
Jan 31, 2006 Who's the Liar? Brain MRI Stands Up to Polygraph Test
Dec 2, 2005 X-Rays Good Predictor of Survival in Avian Flu Patients
Nov 30, 2005 Radiologists Tackle Diagnosis of Puzzling Football Injuries
Nov 30, 2005 Noninvasive Ultrasound Treatment Shrinks Fibroids
Nov 30, 2005 Diagnostic Images Show Go-Carts Cause Serious Injuries to Children
Nov 30, 2005 Imaging Shows Similarities in Brains of Marijuana Smokers, Schizophrenics
Nov 30, 2005 Coffee Jump-starts Short-term Memory
Nov 29, 2005 MR-Guided Laser Effective in Treating Liver Tumors
Nov 29, 2005 Internet May Be Answer to Mammography Crisis
Nov 29, 2005 'No Sweat' CT-Guided Injection Treats Embarrassing Hand Condition
Nov 29, 2005 HRCT Reveals Asthmatic Risk Long After Cat Allergen Exposure
Nov 29, 2005 New Cell Transplantation Technique Restores Insulin Production in Diabetics
Nov 28, 2005 Obesity Prevents Injections from Reaching Muscle
Nov 28, 2005 New Technology May Help Radiologists Find More Breast Cancers
Nov 28, 2005 Virtual Colonoscopy Performance Enhanced by Computer-Aided Detection
Nov 28, 2005 Carotid Artery Stenting Improves Thought Process
Sep 27, 2005 Optical Imaging Added to Ultrasound Improves Breast Cancer Diagnosis
Aug 30, 2005 Blood Flow to Brain May Be Clue to Certain Dementias
Jul 26, 2005 Virtual Colonoscopy Shows Cancer Outside the Colon
Jul 26, 2005 MR Spectroscopy Helps Identify Cancerous Breast Tumors
Jun 28, 2005 Medical Malpractice Concerns Lead to More Breast Biopsies
Jun 28, 2005 Functional MRI Enables Noninvasive Evaluation of Epilepsy Patients
May 24, 2005 Diagnostic Imaging In Line With Other Hospital Costs
Apr 26, 2005 Pulsating Ultrasound Enhances Gene Therapy for Tumors
Apr 26, 2005 Access to Mammography May Worsen
Apr 26, 2005 Color Doppler Sonography Speeds Detection of Serious Illness in Premature Infants
Mar 24, 2005 Benefits of Lung Cancer Screening with CT Questioned
Feb 16, 2005 Radiologists Offer Non-Surgical Treatment for Early-Stage Liver Cancer
Feb 1, 2005 Benefits of Medical Imaging Exams Outweigh Risks
Feb 1, 2005 Medical Societies Unveil CME Gateway
Jan 28, 2005 CT Venography Increases Detection of Dangerous Blood Clots
Jan 28, 2005 Whole-Body CT Screening Costs Overshadow Benefits
Dec 2, 2004 David H. Hussey, M.D., Named President of Radiological Society of North America
Dec 2, 2004 Robert R. Hattery, M.D., Named RSNA President-Elect
Dec 2, 2004 R. Gilbert Jost, M.D., Named RSNA Board Chairman
Dec 1, 2004 International Trial Finds Benefits of Breast MRI in Women at High Risk
Dec 1, 2004 New Stroke Prevention Therapy As Effective As Invasive Surgery
Dec 1, 2004 Outpatient Lung Cancer Procedure Promising for Inoperable Disease
Dec 1, 2004 Colon Cancer Screening with CT May Also Identify Heart Attack Risk
Dec 1, 2004 Radiologists Use MRI to Keep Basketball Players on Their Feet
Dec 1, 2004 Obesity Hinders Imaging Quality, Diagnosis
Dec 1, 2004 Stem Cells May Hold Promise as Multiple Sclerosis Cure
Dec 1, 2004 George S. Bisset III, M.D., Joins RSNA Board of Directors
Nov 30, 2004 MRI Shows Liver Tumors Freezing in Real Time
Nov 30, 2004 Imaging Tool May Help Physicians Diagnose Bipolar Disorder
Nov 30, 2004 CT Helps Find Cause of Puzzling Cough in WTC Rescue Workers
Nov 30, 2004 Wipeout! Surfing Creates Wave of Unique Injuries
Nov 30, 2004 Thyroid Treatment Can Trigger Homeland Security Detectors
Nov 30, 2004 Diagnostic Imaging Surge by Non-Radiologists Draws Concerns
Nov 29, 2004 Novel Imaging Technique Shows Abnormal Brain Anatomy in Children with ADHD
Nov 29, 2004 Brain Imaging with MRI Could Replace Lie Detector
Nov 29, 2004 Imaging Technology Solves 400-Year-Old Mystery
Nov 29, 2004 Brain Remapping May Be Key to Recovery from Stroke
Nov 29, 2004 Radiologists Help Provide Worldwide Access to Ancient Art
Nov 29, 2004 Smokers' Lung Cancer Risk Identified in CT Screening Study
Nov 29, 2004 RSNA Honors Drs. Gottschalk, Levitt and McAfee with Gold Medals
Nov 28, 2004 RSNA Announces Honored Lecturers and Topics of Annual Orations
Nov 28, 2004 The Radiological Society of North America Names Honorary Members
Nov 8, 2004 Astronauts Submit First Medical Research Paper from Space
Oct 26, 2004 MRI Improves Treatment of Deforming Birthmarks
Oct 26, 2004 Swallowing Multiple Magnets Poses Danger to Children
Sep 28, 2004 MR Imaging During Brain Surgery Improves Tumor Removal
Aug 31, 2004 Full-Body CT Screening Increases Risk of Cancer Death
Jul 22, 2004 Annual Reminder Needed for Mammography
Jul 22, 2004 New Breast-Imaging Technology Could Save More Women's Lives
Jul 22, 2004 Computers Significantly Increase Breast Cancer Detection Rate
Jul 22, 2004 Breast-Saving Technique Also Decreases Treatment Time
Jul 22, 2004 Ablation Therapy Destroys Breast Cancer Without Scarring
May 25, 2004 Carbon Monoxide from Smoking Helps Keep Arteries Open Following Angioplasty
May 25, 2004 Triple-Contrast CT Depicts Internal Injury from Gunshot and Stab Wounds
May 3, 2004 Special Incubators Allow High Quality Imaging of Critically Ill Newborns
May 3, 2004 Electromagnetic Breast Imaging Tested as Alternative to Mammography
May 3, 2004 Radiologists Provide Safe Delivery Method for Gene Therapy
Mar 31, 2004 Minimally Invasive Breast Cancer Treatment Shows Promise
Mar 31, 2004 Researchers Say Stenting the Best Treatment for Blocked Leg Arteries
Mar 5, 2004 Media Advisory - Free Access To Science: A Model for the Dissemination of Scientific Literature
Mar 2, 2004 New Index Measures Risk of Death from Blood Clot
Jan 27, 2004 Incidental PET Findings May Reveal Undetected Cancer
Jan 6, 2004 'Camera Pill' Promising for Diagnosis of Small Bowel Disease
Dec 4, 2003 Brian C. Lentle, M.D., Named President of Radiological Society of North America
Dec 4, 2003 Burton P. Drayer, M.D., Joins RSNA Board of Directors
Dec 4, 2003 Robert R. Hattery, M.D., Named RSNA Chairman of the Board
Dec 4, 2003 David H. Hussey, M.D., Named RSNA President-Elect
Dec 3, 2003 Anorexia May Cause Emphysema, Study Suggests
Dec 3, 2003 Forensic Radiology Makes Virtual Autopsy a Reality
Dec 3, 2003 Outpatient Procedure Shrinks Benign Breast Lumps
Dec 3, 2003 Radiation Treatment an Option for Elderly Prostate Cancer Patients
Dec 2, 2003 fMRI Depicts Multisensory Dysfunction in People with Dyslexia
Dec 2, 2003 Doppler Ultrasound Predicts Risk of Miscarriage
Dec 2, 2003 Faulty Wiring in the Brain May Cause Early-Onset Schizophrenia
Dec 2, 2003 New MR Technique May Allow Earlier Diagnosis of MS
Dec 2, 2003 All Sides Are Not Created Equal as Babies Process Speech
Dec 2, 2003 RSNA Honors Drs. Baum, Bradley and Fraser with Gold Medals
Dec 1, 2003 The Radiological Society of North America Names Honorary Members
Dec 1, 2003 RSNA Announces Honored Lecturers and Topics of Annual Orations
Dec 1, 2003 3-D Virtual Colonoscopy is as Sensitive as Conventional Procedure
Dec 1, 2003 New Standard Proposed for Coronary Artery Calcium Screening
Dec 1, 2003 Annual CT Detects Early-Stage Lung Cancers, Saves Lives
Dec 1, 2003 Female Smokers Twice as Likely as Male Smokers to Develop Lung Cancer
Dec 1, 2003 New Ultrafast MRI Benefits Stroke Patients
Dec 1, 2003 Hip Cartilage is Newest Achilles Heel for Golfers
Dec 1, 2003 Gastric Bypass Surgery Riskiest for Those Who Need It Most
Dec 1, 2003 MRI Shows Back Trouble May Begin Before Puberty
Nov 25, 2003 MRI Helps Radiologists Predict Future Memory Decline
Nov 25, 2003 Brain Activity Abnormal in Children with Delayed Speech
Oct 28, 2003 Outpatient Treatment Shrinks Liver Tumors to an Acceptable Size for Laser Procedure
Sep 30, 2003 Contrast Mammography Reveals Hard-to-Find Cancers
Sep 30, 2003 Largest Study to Date Finds Radiofrequency Ablation Is Best Treatment for Benign Bone Tumor
Sep 30, 2003 MRI Accurately Depicts Spread of Cancer to Bone
Sep 12, 2003 New Imaging Approach May Help Detect Milder Forms of Developmental Delay
Aug 26, 2003 Coronary Artery Calcium Can Be a Warning Sign of Fatal Cardiac Event to Come
Aug 26, 2003 New Digital Technique Improves Mammography Results
Jul 29, 2003 Study Identifies Trends in Self-referred Imaging
Jul 29, 2003 New Technique Lowers CT Radiation Dose for Children
Jun 24, 2003 MRI Successfully Gauges Breast Cancer Treatment Response
Jun 19, 2003 Minimally Invasive Procedure Successfully Treats Painful Varicose Veins in the Pelvic Region
Jun 19, 2003 Image-guided Suite of the Future Brings Precision to Minimally Invasive Procedures
Jun 19, 2003 Endografts Help Prevent Deaths from Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms
Jun 19, 2003 Radiology's Role in Gene Therapy: Image and Deliver
Jun 19, 2003 Radiofrequency, Chemotherapy Prove Effective Duo in Destroying Tumors
Jun 19, 2003 Brain Aneurysms Successfully Treated Without Open Surgery
Jun 19, 2003 Chemoembolization Helping Patients with Liver Cancer Live Longer
Jun 19, 2003 Less Invasive Procedure Replaces Fibroid Surgery
May 27, 2003 MDCT Is More Accurate than X-Rays in Depicting Spine Fractures in Severe Trauma Patients
May 27, 2003 More Training in Breast Imaging Available but Most Residents Say No to Mammography
May 13, 2003 CT Images Help Physicians Diagnose SARS
Apr 29, 2003 New Imaging Technique May Help People with Asthma
Apr 1, 2003 Advanced MR Imaging Helps in Diagnosis, Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Children
Apr 1, 2003 Ultrasound Shows Abnormalities in Throwing Arms of Major League Baseball Pitchers
Apr 1, 2003 Caffeine May Affect Functional MRI Findings
Feb 25, 2003 CT Helps Radiologists Detect Lung Cancer Earlier
Feb 25, 2003 Imaging Provides Clues to Iceman's Life and Death
Jan 28, 2003 Largest Study To Date Finds Vertebroplasty Safe And Effective
Jan 28, 2003 Minimally Invasive Procedure Successfully Eliminates Kidney Tumors
Dec 31, 2002 Study Shows Link between Motor Function and Level of Brain Activity
Nov 26, 2002 Study Offers Hope for Women with Sexual Dysfunction
Nov 14, 2002 New Test Provides Predictor of Severity of Perinatal Asphyxia
Oct 29, 2002 Cutting-Edge Image Display System Yields More Incidental Findings
Oct 29, 2002 Imaging Locates Kidney Lesions in Children with Tuberous Sclerosis
Oct 29, 2002 New Stent Shields Cancer Patients from Acid Reflux
Oct 1, 2002 Imaging Helps Diagnose Women with Suspected Acute Appendicitis
Oct 1, 2002 Robot-guided Procedures May Lower Physician Radiation Risks
Oct 1, 2002 Brain Imaging May Predict Alzheimer Disease
Sep 19, 2002 Screening Mammograms Are Less Accurate in Women with Dense Breasts
Aug 27, 2002 Non-Invasive Approach to Aneurysm Repair Shows Better Results for Patients
Jul 30, 2002 Gender Differences in Prepubescent Children: Implications for a Future Role of Imaging for Disease Prevention
Jul 30, 2002 Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Linked to Specific Head Injuries in Children
Jun 26, 2002 Screening Mammography Detects Early Recurrent Cancer in the Reconstructed Breast
Jun 26, 2002 Coronary Artery Calcium: The More You Have, The More You'll Get
Jun 26, 2002 For Emergency Radiology at a Trauma Center, Quality Assurance Does Make a Difference
May 28, 2002 Image-guided Bone Biopsy: Faster, Easier, Safer
Apr 30, 2002 Spiral CT Improves Detection of Ovarian Cancer Spread
Apr 30, 2002 Computers Work as "Second Readers" in Mammographic Breast Cancer Screening
Mar 26, 2002 Novel MRI Technique Images Dangerous Aortic Lesions Quickly
Mar 26, 2002 X-ray-guided Spinal Stabilization Avoids Surgery for Severe Vertebral Collapse
Feb 26, 2002 "Optical Mammography" Can Find and Evaluate Small Breast Cancers with No Need for X-rays
Feb 26, 2002 Through-the-Skin Abscess Drainage: A Way Out of Surgery for Some Crohn Disease Patients