RSNA 2020 Trending Topics

Musculoskeletal Radiology

Topics of interest include the use of AI for accelerated image acquisition and automatic anatomic segmentation and measurement, particularly for the spine.

Case-Based Reviews of Musculoskeletal Radiology include shoulder, knee, hand and wrist and foot and ankle imaging. 

The use of AI for the classification of imaging abnormalities is also trending, especially for scaphoid fractures of the wrist.

Pediatric musculoskeletal sessions focus on pelvic fractures, joint imaging and sports injuries.

The Controversy Session, Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) and Musculoskeletal Injectables – Show Me the Science, addresses the use of a patient’s own platelets to accelerate the healing of injured tendons, ligaments, muscles and joints.

Musculoskeletal Applications of Machine Learning focuses on the techniques and applications for cartilage and bone tumor imaging.

Imaging of the elbow, foot and ankle, the automated screening of vertebral fractures, musculoskeletal infections and the detection of bone tumors and osteoporosis screening are education exhibit topics. 

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