RSNA Day 3

Another full day of sessions today starting with a very interesting session on advanced ultrasound imaging with talks about 3D and 4D ultrasound. Ultrasound imaging has been making leaps and bounds lately and it's interesting to see how quickly it's developing into a fully volumetric imaging modality.

The rest of the day was spent in the Molecular Imaging sessions, mujch of which ended up flying over my head. Well, maybe not that much, but I did learn just how much Molecular Imaging really covers. It's a much broader and expansive specialty than I originally thought.

There are a lot of companies in the exhibit areas offering software that will take images from all your modalities, apply post-processing and filtering to the images to make them look better. All the recent attention on reducing radiation dose has given them a marketing angle: as a dose savings tool. Use their software to post-process images acquired at a lower dose to get images that look like they were taken at a higher dose.

RSNA pet peeve: People who stop in the middle of the Grand Concourse or the walkway between Lakeside and the Grand Concourse.