What Brexit means for imaging
June 24, 2016 -- The U.K. has decided to leave the European Union. What does that mean for imaging? Great uncertainty and nothing in the European imaging sector will be quite the same again, Stephen Holloway wrote in a monthly market trends column.
MR-guided radiotherapy: How great is the need?
June 23, 2016 -- Online MRI-guided radiotherapy enables real-time, high-precision visualization of anatomical changes during treatment delivery. But with many image-guided radiotherapy options available already, how great is the need for large-scale in-room MR guidance?
UKRC: Quality system minimizes PACS errors
June 15, 2016 -- Errors in imaging studies sent to PACS represent a high clinical risk, and an efficient, effective, and safe system needs to be in place to initiate action, delegates heard at last week's U.K. Radiological Congress (UKRC).
Brexit: What would it mean for imaging?
June 13, 2016 -- On 23 June, the U.K. will vote to remain in or leave the European Union. If Brexit (British exit) goes ahead, great uncertainty awaits, and nothing in the European imaging sector will be quite the same again, writes Stephen Holloway in his new monthly market trends column.
Adrian Dixon: Has imaging become too effective?
June 8, 2016 -- LIVERPOOL - There is a real danger that imaging has become a victim of its own success by being too effective, resulting in huge increases in workload, reduced clinical acumen, insufficient number of radiologists and radiographers, and too many sequences and images, warned Dr. Adrian Dixon at the U.K. Radiological Congress.
Paralympians pose special set of imaging challenges
June 7, 2016 -- Paralympic athletes represent a particular challenge for imaging professionals, because they often have underlying physiological or structural abnormalities that take patient management and care to a new level, according to Dr. Rob Campbell, Paralympic imaging lead at the London 2012 Games.
Justin Lee: Why MRI rules supreme in football injuries
June 6, 2016 -- LONDON - To coincide with the start of Euro 16 on Friday, top U.K. sports radiologist Dr. Justin Lee shares his experiences of professional football injuries. He outlines the challenges of dealing with players and explains why MRI has become the dominant modality.
How the Olympics transformed Sid's life
June 1, 2016 -- LONDON - When Dr. Sarath Bethapudi ("Sid" to his friends) turned up at the polyclinic for the London Olympics, he soon realized the world's greatest sporting event was not all glitz and glamour. In this video interview, he reflects on his experiences and his number-crunching role at the 2012 games.
Sports experts close in on muscle injuries
June 1, 2016 -- LONDON - Prolonged time away from competition can threaten an elite athlete's career, so everybody will welcome news that precisely grading muscle injury to facilitate a prognosis is a step closer after using a new classification system, discussed at a sports imaging workshop on Friday.
Phil O'Connor: Rio can match London's Olympic success
May 31, 2016 -- LONDON - Know your sports, have eyes in the back of your head, and expect the unexpected. That's what it takes to deliver a radiology service at the Olympics, says Dr. Phil O'Connor, imaging lead at London 2012. In this exclusive video interview, he has some tips for the organizers in Rio.