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NEWS: The 99th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of The Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) will be held December 1 – 6, 2013, at Chicago's McCormick Place.FORMAT: B-roll STORY SUMMARY: RSNA's annual meeting is the world's premier radiology forum. The conference will be held Dec. 1 – 6, 2013, at Chicago's McCormick Place and will offer breaking news from 12 scientific news conferences. Following are the conference headlines featured on the b-roll feed.
"Imaging Shows Long-term Impact of Blast-induced Brain Injuries in Veterans"
Embargoed for release at 12:01 a.m. ET, Monday, Dec. 2 – Blast-induced mild traumatic brain injury, or trauma resulting from mortar fire and improvised explosive devices, affects up to 20 percent of recent war veterans and results in brain changes that last for years.
"Breast Tomosynthesis Increases Cancer Detection and Reduces Recall Rates"
Embargoed for release at 12:01 a.m. ET, Tuesday, Dec. 3 – Digital breast tomosynthesis, a 3-D mammography technique, led to fewer false positive findings and an increase in cancer detection in a large breast cancer screening program.
"International Study Finds Heart Disease Similar in Men and Women"
Embargoed for release at 12:01 a.m. ET, Tuesday, Dec. 3 – Coronary computed tomography angiography reveals that men and women with mild coronary artery disease and similar cardiovascular risk profiles are at similar risk for heart attack.
"MR-guided Ultrasound Offers Noninvasive Treatment for Breast Cancer"
Embargoed for release at 12:01 a.m. ET, Wednesday, Dec. 4 – A technique that uses focused ultrasound under magnetic resonance imaging guidance to heat and destroy tumors while preserving healthy surrounding tissue may offer a safe and effective treatment for breast cancer.
"Blood Vessels Reorganize after Face Transplantation Surgery"
Embargoed for release at 12:01 a.m. ET, Wednesday, Dec. 4 – Researchers have discovered that the blood vessels in face transplant recipients change and form new networks, leading to an understanding of the biologic changes that happen after full face transplantation.
"Mammography Screening Intervals May Affect Breast Cancer Prognosis"
Embargoed for release at 12:01 a.m. ET, Wednesday, Dec. 4 – Women who undergo screening mammography more frequently have a significantly lower rate of lymph node cancer, compared to women who go more than 18 months between mammograms, this study found.
For more information, go to RSNA.org/press13
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|SOURCE Radiological Society of North America|
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