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November/December 2021

FEATURES

Assessing AI
As the early alarm bells have begun to fade from radiologists’ ears, machine learning continues to make notable progress as a diagnostic avenue. We examine ways AI can be fine-tuned on variables such as genetics to improve patient-specific diagnoses. 

Narrowing the Field
Advancements in portable, low-field MRI are making it increasingly feasible and cost-effective to bring imaging directly into the operating theater, streamlining the surgical process and improving patient outcomes.

Out of This World
With space travel increasingly within the reach of private citizens, and given the health consequences associated with zero-gravity environments, a digital tech company has taken the lead in making cardiac ultrasound available aboard the International Space Station.

Positive Reviews
We take a deep dive into additional pandemic-era accommodations that may prove to be a long-term blessing in disguise: Numerous manufacturers have ramped up their capacity to render portable DR, and the results are impressive.    

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Editor’s Note
Moving Right Along

CT Slice
We look at various ways AI and CT are shaping advancements in respiratory health.

Interventional News
Yttrium-90 holds considerable promise for pediatric patients with liver tumors. 

Women’s Imaging
A new ACR coalition aims to level the playing field for patients of diverse backgrounds.

Datebook

On the Case
Shwachman-Diamond syndrome is diagnosed and analyzed.

Imaging Informatics
It’s a particularly good time to reevaluate best practices for radiology IT security.

Second Opinions