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Release Date Title of Press Release
Dec 15, 2011 Radiology Professionals Celebrated Medical Imaging at RSNA 2011
Nov 30, 2011 Vijay M. Rao, M.D., Joins RSNA Board of Directors
Nov 30, 2011 George S. Bisset III, M.D., Named RSNA President
Nov 30, 2011 Sarah S. Donaldson, M.D., Named RSNA President-Elect
Nov 30, 2011 N. Reed Dunnick, M.D., Named RSNA Chairman of the Board
Nov 30, 2011 Self-Referral Leads to More Negative Exams for Patients
Nov 30, 2011 Heart Attack Risk Differs Between Men and Women
Nov 30, 2011 Violent Video Games Alter Brain Function in Young Men
Nov 30, 2011 Eating Fish Reduces Risk of Alzheimer's Disease
Nov 29, 2011 RSNA Awards Gold Medals to Drs. Hattery, Hillman and Kressel
Nov 29, 2011 Growth Hormone Increases Bone Formation in Obese Women
Nov 29, 2011 'Heading' a Soccer Ball Could Lead to Brain Injury
Nov 29, 2011 New Study Supports Mammography Screening at 40
Nov 29, 2011 Virtual Childbirth Simulator Improves Safety of High-Risk Deliveries
Nov 29, 2011 New Technology Gives Patients Control of Medical Image Sharing
Nov 28, 2011 Functional Brain Pathways Disrupted in Children with ADHD
Nov 28, 2011 Restricted Calorie Diet Improves Heart Function in Obese Patients with Diabetes
Nov 28, 2011 Integrated 3-D Imaging Facilitates Human Face Transplantation
Nov 28, 2011 Researchers Use CT to Recreate Stradivarius Violin
Nov 28, 2011 Radiological Society of North America Awards Honorary Memberships
Nov 28, 2011 Initial Release of RSNA’s RadLex Playbook Finds Quick Adoption
Nov 27, 2011 RSNA Announces Honored Lectures and Annual Orations
Nov 8, 2011 Spinal Bleeding With Brain Injury May Suggest Abuse in Young Children
Nov 1, 2011 Jeffrey J. Peterson, M.D., Travels to Myanmar through International Education Program
Nov 1, 2011 Howard A. Rowley, M.D., Travels to Myanmar through International Education Program
Nov 1, 2011 Thomas B. Kinney, M.D., Travels to Myanmar through International Education Program
Oct 27, 2011 MEETING FACTS
Oct 27, 2011 RSNA FACTS
Oct 3, 2011 Manohar M. Shroff, M.D., D.M.R.D., Travels to Lithuania through International Education Program
Sep 30, 2011 Eric E. Williamson, M.D., Travels to Lithuania through International Education Program
Sep 13, 2011 Study Finds Chronic Abnormal Brain Blood Flow in Gulf War Veterans
Sep 2, 2011 RSNA Image Share Network Enrolls First Patients
Aug 16, 2011 Fat Around Heart May Be Early Indicator of Coronary Disease
Aug 1, 2011 RSNA R&E Foundation Receives $1.5 Million Endowment
Jul 27, 2011 CT Shows Changes in Lungs Associated with COPD Flare-ups
Jul 20, 2011 Brain Connectivity Disrupted in Patients with Post-Concussive Syndrome
Jul 15, 2011 Barbara C. Cavanaugh, M.D., Travels to Mexico through International Education Program
Jul 15, 2011 Jonathan M. Rubin, M.D., Ph.D., Travels to Mexico through International Education Program
Jun 28, 2011 CT Angiography Improves Detection of Heart Disease in African Americans
Jun 28, 2011 Study Finds Mammography Screening Reduces Breast Cancer Mortality
Jun 22, 2011 RSNA R&E Foundation Awards Nearly $2.7 Million in Grants for 2011
May 31, 2011 New Research May Lead to Improved Diagnosis of Autism
May 17, 2011 Contrast Agent Guidelines Help Prevent Debilitating Disorder
Apr 19, 2011 CD Image Import Reduces Unnecessary Imaging Exams in Emergency Rooms
Apr 11, 2011 MRI May Contribute to Early Detection of Alzheimer's
Apr 6, 2011 Using MRI, Researchers May Predict Which Adults Will Develop Alzheimer's
Apr 5, 2011 Emergency Department CT Exams of Children Have Increased Substantially
Mar 29, 2011 Andrea S. Doria, M.D., Travels to Malaysia through International Education Program
Mar 29, 2011 John P. McGahan, M.D., Travels to Malaysia through International Education Program
Mar 29, 2011 David M. Yousem, M.D., Travels to Malaysia through International Education Program
Mar 16, 2011 New Articles Examine Safety of Airport Security Scanners
Mar 16, 2011 Tests on Century-old Equipment Show How Far X-rays Have Come
Mar 1, 2011 Quality of Life Significantly Increases After Uterine Fibroid Treatment
Mar 1, 2011 Jeffrey S. Klein, M.D., Named Editor of RadioGraphics
Feb 22, 2011 Higher Volume Reduces False Positives in Screening Mammography
Feb 15, 2011 Breast Cancer Screening with MRI Benefits Women with Radiation Therapy History
Feb 1, 2011 Repeat MRI Screening for Breast Cancer Results in Fewer False Positives
Jan 11, 2011 CT Helps Identify Bullet Trajectories
Dec 2, 2010 Richard L. Ehman, M.D., Joins RSNA Board of Directors
Dec 2, 2010 Expert Panel Addresses Safety in Medical Imaging
Dec 2, 2010 Burton P. Drayer, M.D., Named RSNA President
Dec 2, 2010 Sarah S. Donaldson, M.D., Named RSNA Chairman of the Board
Dec 2, 2010 George S. Bisset III, M.D., Named RSNA President-Elect
Dec 1, 2010 RSNA Presents Special Presidential Award to Hans G. Ringertz, M.D., Ph.D.
Dec 1, 2010 Cancer Risk From Medical Radiation May Have Been Overestimated
Dec 1, 2010 CT Best at Uncovering Drug Mule Payload
Dec 1, 2010 Virtual Biopsy May Allow Earlier Diagnosis of Brain Disorder in Athletes
Dec 1, 2010 Annual Breast Cancer Screening Beginning at Age 40 Reduces Mastectomy Risk
Nov 30, 2010 People With Sleep Apnea at Higher Risk for Aggressive Heart Disease
Nov 30, 2010 Screening Tool May Better Identify Heart Disease in African Americans
Nov 30, 2010 Researchers Use Patient's Own Blood to Treat Hamstring Injury
Nov 30, 2010 Belly Fat Puts Women at Risk for Osteoporosis
Nov 30, 2010 Acupuncture Changes Brain's Perception and Processing of Pain
Nov 29, 2010 Radiological Society of North America Awards Honorary Memberships
Nov 29, 2010 New Study Reports Effects of Endurance Running
Nov 29, 2010 Light Exercise May Prevent Osteoarthritis
Nov 29, 2010 Walking Slows Progression of Alzheimer's
Nov 29, 2010 Women With Personal History of Breast Cancer Should be Screened With MRI
Nov 29, 2010 Diagnosis Uncertainty Increases Anxiety in Patients
Nov 29, 2010 Image Wisely™ Initiative to Help Providers Reduce Radiation Dose Adults Receive From Medical Imaging Scans
Nov 29, 2010 Emergency Departments See Substantial Increase in CT Exams
Nov 28, 2010 RSNA Awards Gold Medals to Drs. Brody, Hussey and Zerhouni
Nov 28, 2010 RSNA Announces Honored Lectures and Annual Orations
Nov 16, 2010 Radiation Fears Should Not Deter Women from Mammography Screening
Nov 15, 2010 MEETING FACTS
Nov 9, 2010 Combined Imaging Technologies May Better Identify Cancerous Breast Lesions
Nov 9, 2010 Using CT, Radiologists Can Pinpoint Cause of Some Strokes
Nov 2, 2010 MRI May Help Determine Time of Stroke Onset
Oct 25, 2010 RSNA Facts
Oct 5, 2010 MRI May Predict Continued Decline in Patients with Mild Cognitive Impairment
Oct 1, 2010 Robert W. Hurst, M.D., Travels to Brazil through International Education Program
Oct 1, 2010 Erik K. Paulson, M.D., Travels to Brazil through International Education Program
Oct 1, 2010 Donna G. Blankenbaker, M.D., Travels to Brazil through International Education Program
Sep 28, 2010 Researchers Use CT to Predict Heart Disease
Sep 24, 2010 President Bill Clinton Featured Among RSNA 2010 Distinguished Lecturers
Sep 7, 2010 Radiologists Identify and Treat Teenage Self-Injury
Aug 31, 2010 Combining Resistance and Endurance Training Best for Heart Health
Aug 30, 2010 Teresita L. Angtuaco, M.D., F.A.C.R., Travels to Thailand through International Education Program
Aug 30, 2010 Murali Sundaram, M.D., F.R.C.R., Travels to Mexico through International Education Program
Aug 30, 2010 J. Bayne Selby, Jr., M.D., Travels to Thailand through International Education Program
Aug 30, 2010 Santiago Miro, M.D., Travels to Mexico through International Education Program
Aug 24, 2010 New Nuclear Breast Imaging Technologies Associated with Higher Cancer Risks
Aug 24, 2010 Fat Distribution Plays a Role in Weight Loss Success in Patients at Risk of Diabetes
Aug 24, 2010 Radiologists Call for National Strategy to Address Medical Imaging Overuse
Jun 29, 2010 Use of Less Invasive, Imaging-Guided Biopsies on the Rise
Jun 29, 2010 Surgical Repair of Knee Injuries Does Not Decrease Risk of Osteoarthritis
Jun 23, 2010 Radiology Offers Opposing Views on Mammography Guidelines
Jun 22, 2010 Noninvasive Combination Technique May Reduce Number of Breast Biopsies
Jun 15, 2010 CT Angiography May be Unnecessary in Patients with Suspected Pulmonary Embolism
Jun 7, 2010 RSNA R&E Foundation Awards Nearly $2.3 Million in Grants for 2010
May 26, 2010 Blood Flows Differently Through the Brains of Schizophrenic Patients
May 26, 2010 Appendectomy May Be Best for Patients with Positive CT Exam
May 26, 2010 Detection of Breast Cancer in Screening Mammography Has Improved Over Time
May 25, 2010 Simple Change Results in Fewer Unnecessary Imaging Exams for Patients
May 3, 2010 RadiologyInfo.org Unveils New Look
Mar 23, 2010 Chest X-rays Can Help Predict Which H1N1 Patients Are at Greatest Risk
Mar 23, 2010 Virtual Colonoscopy Allows Detection of Unsuspected Cancers Beyond Colon
Mar 8, 2010 Radiological Society of North America Unveils New Look
Feb 23, 2010 New Cardiac CT Technology Drastically Reduces Patient Radiation Exposure
Feb 23, 2010 Combined Mammography and Breast MRI Useful for Some High-Risk Women
Jan 26, 2010 Preoperative CT Useful for Younger Women with Suspected Appendicitis
Jan 26, 2010 RSNA to Incorporate BI-RADS® into RadLex®
Dec 22, 2009 Elevated-Risk Women Refuse MRI Breast Cancer Screening
Dec 3, 2009 William T. Thorwarth Jr., M.D., Joins RSNA Board
Dec 3, 2009 Burton P. Drayer, M.D., Named RSNA President-Elect
Dec 3, 2009 George S. Bisset III, M.D., Named RSNA Chairman of the Board
Dec 3, 2009 Hedvig Hricak, M.D., Ph.D., Dr. h.c., Named RSNA President
Dec 2, 2009 Outpatient Disc Treatment Gives Long-Term Back Pain Relief
Dec 2, 2009 Targeted Breast Ultrasound Can Reduce Biopsies for Women under Forty
Dec 2, 2009 Annual Screening with Breast Ultrasound or MRI Could Benefit Some Women
Dec 1, 2009 Overweight Children May Develop Back Pain and Spinal Abnormalities
Dec 1, 2009 Mammography May Increase Breast Cancer Risk in Some High-Risk Women
Dec 1, 2009 MRI Helps Detect Life-Threatening Pregnancy Complication
Dec 1, 2009 Special Ultrasound Accurately Identifies Skin Cancer
Dec 1, 2009 Childhood Lead Exposure Causes Permanent Brain Damage
Dec 1, 2009 Severe Asymptomatic Heart Disease May Accompany Narrowing in Leg Arteries
Dec 1, 2009 RSNA Awards Gold Medals to Drs. Glazer, Lentle and Levin
Nov 30, 2009 Radiological Society of North America Awards Honorary Memberships
Nov 30, 2009 RSNA Announces Honored Lectures and Annual Oration Topics
Nov 30, 2009 Smart Phones Allow Quick Diagnosis of Acute Appendicitis
Nov 30, 2009 Elastography Reduces Unnecessary Breast Biopsies
Nov 30, 2009 Beverage Can Stay-Tabs Pose Swallowing Risk
Nov 30, 2009 Unindicated CT Series Result in Unnecessary Radiation Exposure for Patients
Nov 30, 2009 Too Much Physical Activity May Lead to Arthritis
Nov 29, 2009 Image Sharing Demonstration Includes Dose Monitoring to Improve Patient Safety
Nov 29, 2009 New Study Finds Men and Women May Respond Differently to Danger
Nov 23, 2009 RSNA Awarded Contract to Develop Medical Image Sharing Network
Nov 20, 2009 Meeting Facts
Oct 27, 2009 RSNA Facts
Oct 7, 2009 Spencer B. Gay, M.D., Travels to Mexico through International Education Program
Oct 7, 2009 Alisa D. Gean, M.D., Travels to Mexico through International Education Program
Oct 6, 2009 Loren H. Ketai, M.D., Travels to Estonia through International Education Program
Oct 6, 2009 Michelle A. Michel, M.D., Travels to Estonia through International Education Program
Sep 14, 2009 Abida Z. Ginai, M.D., Ph.D., F.R.C.R., Travels to Argentina through International Education Program
Sep 14, 2009 Theresa C. McLoud M.D., Travels to Argentina through International Education Program
Sep 14, 2009 William W. Mayo-Smith, M.D., Travels to Bolivia through International Education Program
Sep 14, 2009 Homer A. Macapinlac, M.D., Travels to Argentina through International Education Program
Sep 11, 2009 Laura W. Bancroft, M.D., Travels to Bolivia through International Education Program
Aug 26, 2009 Radiologists, Medical Physicists Work to Make Imaging Procedures Safer
Aug 25, 2009 New Treatment Option for Ruptured Brain Aneurysms
Aug 21, 2009 L. Santiago Medina, M.D., M.P.H., Travels to South Africa through International Education Program
Aug 18, 2009 Jill E. Jacobs, M.D., Travels to South Africa through International Education Program
Aug 18, 2009 Leanne L. Seeger, M.D., Travels to South Africa through International Education Program
Jul 28, 2009 High Calcium Level in Arteries May Signal Serious Heart Attack Risk
Jul 14, 2009 Obesity Contributes to Rapid Cartilage Loss
Jul 7, 2009 MRI Accurately Depicts Deep Endometriosis
Jun 30, 2009 Rotator Cuff Treatment Provides Immediate Tendonitis Relief
Mar 31, 2009 Researchers Use CT to Examine Hidden Face in Nefertiti Bust
Mar 31, 2009 CT Scans: Too Much of a Good Thing Can Be Risky
Mar 25, 2009 RSNA's Radiology Makes List of Top 100 Journals in Biology and Medicine
Mar 23, 2009 Mark G. Watson Named Executive Director of Radiological Society of North America
Mar 17, 2009 Study Tracks Increasing Use of CT on Pregnant Women
Feb 24, 2009 Waiting for Biopsy Results May Adversely Affect Health
Feb 10, 2009 MRI Shows Brain Atrophy Pattern that Predicts Alzheimer's
Feb 9, 2009 Stroke Therapy Window Might Be Extended Past Nine Hours for Some
Feb 2, 2009 Even with Medication, Asthma Patients Show Chronic Airflow Changes in Lungs
Feb 2, 2009 Exercise Improves Leg Pain Caused by Arterial Disease
Feb 2, 2009 Microcoils Help Locate Small Lung Nodules
Dec 4, 2008 Gary J. Becker, M.D., Named RSNA President
Dec 4, 2008 Hedvig Hricak, M.D., Ph.D., Dr. h.c., Named RSNA President-Elect
Dec 4, 2008 Burton P. Drayer, M.D., Named RSNA Chairman of the Board
Dec 4, 2008 Richard L. Baron, M.D., Joins RSNA Board
Dec 3, 2008 Stress-Related Disorders Affect Brain's Processing of Memory
Dec 3, 2008 Radiologists Diagnose and Treat Self-Embedding Disorder in Teens
Dec 3, 2008 Robotic Technology Improves Stroke Rehabilitation
Dec 2, 2008 CT Colonography Offers One-Stop Screening for Cancer and Osteoporosis
Dec 2, 2008 Portable CT Increases Chance of Stroke Survival and Recovery
Dec 2, 2008 Patient Photos Spur Radiologist Empathy and Eye for Detail
Dec 2, 2008 New Mammography Technology Effective in Detecting Breast Cancer
Dec 2, 2008 New Breast Imaging Technology Targets Hard-to-Detect Cancers
Dec 2, 2008 RSNA Awards Gold Medals to Drs. Fritzsche, Proto and Rogers
Dec 1, 2008 RSNA Facts
Dec 1, 2008 Meeting Facts
Dec 1, 2008 Radiological Society of North America Awards Honorary Memberships
Dec 1, 2008 RSNA Announces Honored Lectures and Annual Oration Topics
Dec 1, 2008 Breast Cancer Treatment Offers Better Outcome to Women with Implants
Dec 1, 2008 Exercise Helps Prevent Age-Related Brain Changes in Older Adults
Dec 1, 2008 Brain Waves Show Sound Processing Abnormalities in Autistic Children
Dec 1, 2008 New Treatment Eliminates Heel Pain Caused by Plantar Fasciitis
Dec 1, 2008 MRI Shows New Types of Injuries in Young Gymnasts
Nov 30, 2008 Additional Story Ideas
Nov 18, 2008 New CT Technology Shows Anorexia Impairs Adolescent Bone Development
Oct 21, 2008 New MRI Technique May Identify Cervical Cancer Early
Oct 21, 2008 3-D Doppler Ultrasound Helps Identify Breast Cancer
Oct 7, 2008 Edgardo J. Angtuaco, M.D., Travels to China through International Education Program
Oct 7, 2008 Raquel del Carpio-O'Donovan, M.D., Travels to China through International Education Program
Oct 7, 2008 Ken L. Schreibman, M.D., Travels to China through International Education Program
Oct 2, 2008 RSNA Recognized for Positive Impact on Chicago Economy
Sep 19, 2008 Barry A. Siegel, M.D., and Franz J. Wippold II, M.D., Travel to Vietnam through International Education Program
Sep 19, 2008 Eric Stern, M.D., Travels to Vietnam through International Education Program
Sep 16, 2008 3-D MRI Technique Helps Radiologists Detect High-Risk Carotid Disease
Sep 9, 2008 Theodore J. Dubinsky, M.D., Travels to Mexico through International Education Program
Sep 2, 2008 Giovanna Casola, M.D., Travels to Mexico through International Education Program
Sep 2, 2008 Kitt Shaffer, M.D., Ph.D., Travels to China through International Education Program
Sep 2, 2008 Yvonne W. Lui, M.D., Travels to China through International Education Program
Aug 19, 2008 Ultrasound Used to Predict Heart Attack Risk
Jul 22, 2008 Minimally Invasive Treatment Improves Male Fertility
Jul 22, 2008 Over-the-Counter Anesthetic Gel Puts the Squeeze on Mammogram Pain
Jun 24, 2008 Simple Ultrasound Exam May Predict Osteoporosis Risk
Jun 24, 2008 Automated MRI Technique Assists in Earlier Alzheimer's Diagnosis
Jun 16, 2008 Anne C. Roberts, M.D., Travels to Nigeria through International Education Program
Jun 16, 2008 Sughra Raza, M.D., Travels to Nigeria through International Education Program
Jun 16, 2008 William E. Brant, M.D., Travels to Nigeria through International Education Program
Jun 10, 2008 CT Lung Cancer Screening No Cure-All for Smokers
May 27, 2008 Coronary Calcium Distribution Tied to Heart Attack Risk
Mar 25, 2008 Radiologists Use Special MRI to Identify Brain Cancer Early
Mar 25, 2008 MRI Findings Help Forecast Prostate Cancer Prognosis
Feb 26, 2008 Minimally Invasive Fibroid Treatment Fares Well in Multicenter Trial
Feb 5, 2008 RSNA Announces New Endowment
Jan 29, 2008 Digital Mammography Superior to Film Mammography in Some Cases
Jan 29, 2008 New Therapy Effectively Treats Deep Vein Thrombosis
Jan 15, 2008 RSNA 2007 Draws Record Attendance